The first 'Feeding the 5,000' event in the United States took place at Frank Ogawa Plaza on Saturday. More than 5,000 servings of lunch were prepared out of fruits and vegetables that would otherwise have...
Oakland mayoral candidates answer questions and seek votes – by discussing education.
Twenty-five years later, they returned to the site where the earthquake wreaked the most havoc, to remember a day they could never quite forget.
Over 100 zookeepers, animal enthusiasts and conservationists gathered at the Oakland Zoo on Tuesday to attend a lecture by leading giraffe conservation scientist Dr. Julian Fennessy. Fennessy praised the zoo's giraffe program as promoting "lots...
A Bay Area collective, Nerds for Nature (N4N), is trying to bridge the gap between techies and nature enthusiasts by designing low-cost equipment—like underwater robots and eco-drones—used to monitor the environment. Comprised of amateur scientists,...
What happens to the unused surgical tools from Kaiser Oakland’s operating room? They end up at healthcare agencies such as Roots Community Health Center in Oakland, CA, one of 20 safety net clinics in the...
A day on the job with Civicorp's organic waste collection & training program.
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.
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.
In conjunction with climate change rallies worldwide, activists gathered at Lake Merritt on Sunday for the Northern California People's Climate Rally.
Volunteers for the 30th annual Creek to Bay Day clean up Oakland's Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline.
Statewide ban would prohibit grocery stores, drugstores and convenience stores from distributing single-use plastic bags for free.
Oakland-based grassroots organization builds edible gardens to grow sustainable food, create jobs, and build community.
Hospitals are conducting emergency drills and retrofitting buildings to withstand the next big shake.
The August 24 earthquake reminded Oakland residents to prepare for the next one.