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...
Mayor Jean Quan negotiated a deal with Waste Management, CWS, and Oakland City Council. But this is not Waste Management’s first time at the rodeo.
A day on the job with Civicorp's organic waste collection & training program.
Oakland mayoral candidate Libby Schaaf spent an evening in a downtown Oakland restaurant last week, re-explaining the ranked-choice system to a group of voters.
Robert Rodgers has been in the driver's seat for a long time--for the last eight years, as a driver for the elderly patients of Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay. As he retires, he reflects...
Covered California will end health insurance plans for thousands of Bay Area immigrants who didn’t submit residency forms by September 30, 2014.
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.
Brooklyn Basin, a much-anticipated development project, is taking shape on the waterfront in Oakland. But the artists' community on Fifth Avenue is worried that the condos on the way will disrupt their work and life...
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.
California Assemblymember Nancy Skinner has proposed legislation that would allow for restraining orders to be placed on individuals who are deemed at risk for violent behavior with a firearm.
Members of the Oakland Education Association showed up en masse at Tuesday's school board meeting.
Oakland residents showed support at last night's City Council meeting for an ordinance that limits the construction of new crematoria. Councilmembers also voted on a Jack London Square redevelopment and recognized community volunteers and organizations.
For six weeks this summer, no one was murdered in Oakland, the longest stretch without an unlawful killing since the 1990s. That streak was broken on Sunday, September 14.