In dual news conferences in Oakland and Washington D.C., Congresswoman Barbara Lee and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday that Oakland and Richmond have been named by the Justice Department as part of a...
Vegan burgers and soul food and burritos (oy vey!) … This week, Oakland’s plant-based eaters add another nosh to the list. Sarah Kagan, 26, launched Kosher* vegan catering business, Sarah Sunshine, just in time for...
Demolition continues on the 78-year-old Bay Bridge, but officials have not yet solved the issue of how to attract the wildlife that currently nests on the old bridge to the new structure.
It's not a motorcycle. It's not a scooter. It's not even an electric bicycle. It's a bike with a motor on it, and it might just be the best way to get around Oakland.
The Piedmont Avenue Pumpkin Patch in Oakland features more than 15 types of pumpkins.
A photo/audio slide show of Oakland's 2014 Eat Real festival.
The 6th annual Oakland Underground Film Festival opens this weekend at the Grand Lake Theatre, highlighting local independent and underground filmmakers.
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. She writes, “I shared this shot because while there are...
In conjunction with climate change rallies worldwide, activists gathered at Lake Merritt on Sunday for the Northern California People's Climate Rally.
Beloved Rockridge bookstore Diesel turns 25 this week. It celebrates its past and looks to the future.
Volunteers for the 30th annual Creek to Bay Day clean up Oakland's Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline.
An Oakland resident created a website for people to determine whether their building is at greater risk of collapsing during an earthquake.
The Three Feet for Safety law went into effect this week and meets with mixed reviews.
Alameda County Community Food Bank fights hunger with month-long “30 Ways in 30 Days” program.
Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan wants to recruit 50 percent Oakland residents for the next police academy.
Young artists, including rapper Alexis Johnson, create a music video warning fellow youth about the health dangers of fast food.