Oakland North Staff

Stories by Oakland North

You Tell Us: Oakland needs a Department of Transportation

Mayor Libby Schaaf’s 384-page proposed budget includes a subtle but potentially significant change to the structure of Oakland’s city government: the creation of a Department...

You Tell Us: #Reclaim MLK

As Oakland and Bay Area activists, we’ve sustained a localized hashtag that circulates nationally. These hashtags act as pillars — points of reference we can call upon...

You Tell Us: Oakland should ban the bullhook

Elephants are one of the world’s most awe-inspiring animals, and at the same time, one of the world’s most vulnerable. Oakland’s City Council is currently...

You Tell Us: Why I support Measure BB

Measure BB is an Alameda County ballot initiative that, if passed this November, would expand an existing sales tax to fund dozens of critical transportation...

Community photo of the week: Super Stars

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image was taken by Rae Gedlaman at Reach Academy, and submitted by...

Community photo of the week: Half a bridge

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image is by Jesse Shanks. If you’d like to contribute...

Community photo of the week: Kayaks and cranes

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image shot from the water is by Melissa Argue....