Amid glowing rows of rainbow chard and plump purple eggplants, Kelly Carlisle, founder of Acta Non Verba Farm, is celebrating her sixth community harvest. The farm, which sits on a quarter acre of Tassafaronga Park,...
A collection of free mobile Medicare clinics staffed by volunteer pharmacists and students are helping residents navigate their healthcare plans.
The Allen Temple Baptist Church will partner with the University of the Pacific this Saturday to hold a health fair to help seniors understand their medications.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office has agreed to stop requiring female inmates who are arrested and booked into Alameda County jails to take pregnancy tests. This agreement, reached on October 28, comes as an out-of-court...
Kaiser mental health staff members of the National Union of Health Workers reach agreements with the HMO and call off strike planned for Monday.
The gamers’ cries were punctuated by clocks of game controllers, flips of cards and a crackle of pizza crusts—all part of the soundtrack at Reddit on November 7 as the social networking and news site...
1,400 mental health clinicians employed by Kaiser, represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers, call an open-ended strike against the HMO, to begin Monday November 16, after staffing, scheduling and wage demands not met.
A class action lawsuit claims that Alameda County's Social Services Agency has a 10,657 backlog in food stamps applications, blocking some residents' access to food.
Now, a controversial development deal could mean that up to 9.5 to 10.5 millions tons of Utah’s coal will be hauled to Oakland’s port, where it would be shipped westward to countries across the Pacific.
The mayor covered inequity, policing and housing in the address.
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, advocates and clinicians establish new connections to combat the crime.
Order of Malta Free Clinic, the only religious-based free health clinic in Oakland, CA, hopes to expand hours from two and half days a week to five days a week after raising $175,000 in funds.
The passing of SB 277 is already having effects on the Oakland Unified School District, but not necessarily in the ways one would expect.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and the Classic Yacht Association partner to bring ailing children aboard 10 historic yachts.
Looking to the future of the organization, newly opened East Oakland/Coliseum Planned Parenthood is expanding its services to include surgical abortions and possibly vasectomies.
An unconventional anti-jail protest argued the mentally ill need "Care not Cages," and provided roadside alternative health services.