Bay Area residents attended the Jonestown tragedy's 36th anniversary at the Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland on Tuesday.
In a meeting Monday night, community leaders from North Oakland met to discuss a pilot program that will tackle sentencing for young offenders. Alternative sentencing will divert offenders from the court system and a criminal...
On Saturday, the African-American Male Achievement Office hosted Oakland's first GradNation event to increase graduation rates for young men of color.
Reverend Jacqueline Duhart's lifelong spiritual journey that led her to the faith of Unitarian Unitarianism then to the First Unitarian Church of Oakland.
The Allen Temple Baptist Church’s large auditorium was packed with community residents young and old, as student pharmacists from the University of the Pacific helped seniors grapple with updates to their Medicare plans and manage...
Without the cells of Henrietta Lacks, the world would have no polio vaccine, cancer treatments, or in-vitro fertilization. This year, Samuel Merritt University will learn about her life as one community, and through it important...
The pit bull advocacy group BAD RAP celebrated its 15th anniversary. How has the climate for pit bulls changed over that time?
Oakland Unified School District welcomes three unofficial new school board directors.
An Oakland pop-up cafe seeks to utilize a recipe-for-success to brighten futures for local girls and young women.
Crowds came to the Fruitvale Village to celebrate the sacred Latin American holiday Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead on the first Sunday of November.
Many local pediatricians are working to improve their caregiving services by treating toddlers' teeth and educating parents about the importance of oral health.
Individuals and groups work to diversify the local police force to show Oaklanders that their community is being properly represented.
With fifteen mayoral candidates and more than a handful of measures on this year's ballot, Oakland voters make their voices heard.
Bike East Bay, a group working for safe and convenient bicycling for all, took to the streets of Oakland to focus on cycling safety.
Thousands attended the East Bay Mini Maker Faire, an annual gathering of inventors, technologists, engineers, science clubs and artists. The event included 170 projects, such as mini-robots, a home-made butter shaker and a clothing swap.
OpenOakland co-founder Steve "Spike" Spiker works to increase civic involvement and local government data transparency through technology.