While most Californians support the End of Life Options Act that Governor Jerry Brown signed into effect today, there was a notable disparity in the opinions of the African American demographic.
Around 200 people gathered at a vigil Wednesday morning to honor the life of Antonio Ramos. Ramos, a West Oakland-based artist employed by the nonprofit Attitudinal Healing Connection (AHC), was shot and killed Tuesday while...
Ethiopians from the Bay Area gathered at Medhani Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Oakland on Sunday to celebrate Meskel, a holiday that commemorates the finding of the True Cross by Saint Helena.
Oaklanders get together weekly for a boozy drawing party at The New Parkway.
Oakland artists sold pieces at the Drawn Together fundraiser, which will support Children's Fairyland.
On Wednesday, members of the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity coalition (PHSS) spent hours rallying in the heat to protest the new welfare check procedures in security housing units (SHU) at Pelican Bay State Prison.
The race remains vibrant despite a shoestring budget and being run by only a couple dozen volunteers.
The three-day showcase begins September 23 with events alternating between four Oakland venues: The Starline Social Club, The Flight Deck, Duende and Miss Ollie’s.
The co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association and civil rights advocate talked to students at Samuel Merritt University about social justice and healthcare for immigrants.
The building is the result of collaboration between the West Oakland public charter elementary school and BRIDGE Housing, a non-profit housing developer
The sixth annual festival drew more families with kids, who had a safe space to initiate conversations about their sexual orientations and gender identities.
Family and friends gathered on Saturday to celebrate the life of bar Café Van Kleef's owner, who passed away on Tuesday, leaving behind his legacy as the “godfather of Uptown Oakland.”
The conversation between The Oakland Unified School District and community members also included a change in the enrollment process and new programs for English Language Learners
Ethiopians in the Bay Area will be ushering in the new year a little differently this year. Oakland’s longtime iconic Enkutatash festival has been cancelled due to lack of funds, according to a letter distributed...
Oakland and Richmond residents sweltered Thursday through another unseasonably hot day, but finally started to feel some relief as temperatures started to cool off.
A state bill to grant professional cheerleaders a minimum wage, workers’ benefits and overtime compensation, sponsored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, has passed the Assembly and is now in the state Senate for a vote. Among...