Lewis was a beloved mother to her five children, whom she raised throughout the Bay Area before settling in Oakland.
After Canamore passed away in August, his beloved dogs were taken to Oakland Animal Services. The shelter is desperate to find them a new home.
Nisker, a pioneering and irreverent radio news personality at KFOG and KPFA, Buddhism-inflected stand-up, and much more, died last week.
Oakland resident Melchert was a beloved UC Berkeley professor and experimental artist whose work can be found in collections and museums around the globe.
The Oaklandside is now publishing free obituaries written by members of the community. Here’s why.
Garner, who grew up in East Oakland and made sports history in “The Play,” leaves a legacy of mentorship, faith, and love that touched countless people in his community and large family.
The autobiography written by the Oakland and Southern Humboldt County resident has turned into his obituary.
Willie was a mainstay at the lake for two decades, through happy times and tough ones.
Barbara lived all over the world but left her mark on Oakland, where she never missed a City Council meeting and spread her passion for civic action to her grandchildren.
Simone Hérault survived World War II, immigrated to the U.S. as a au pair, and at age 42, she opened her eponymous restaurant in Oakland.
The former state assemblymember is being remembered as a tireless advocate for the county’s most vulnerable residents.
Passionate about Black students’ success, Tillotson started and supported schools in Oakland and beyond. He died Oct. 1.