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...
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.
In its Tuesday meeting, the board will continue negotiating with the OEA over their agreement, hear a new charter school proposal and vote whether to create two new jobs in the Office of Post-Secondary Readiness.
Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan wants to recruit 50 percent Oakland residents for the next police academy.
The Oakland Unified School District will implement a new wellness policy to fight childhood obesity.
Oakland libraries offer free afterschool programs aimed at kids without ready access to art classes.
The August 24 earthquake reminded Oakland residents to prepare for the next one.
A group of "volunteer civic hackers" launches app comparing campaign finance data in Oakland.
New BART Watch app allows patrons to report disturbances, crimes in progress, vandalism and panhandling.
An age-old jury duty scam resurfaces, asking victims to pay a fine over the phone.
Oaklanders celebrate the 5th anniversary of Oakland Pride with a parade and festival.
Like many of its readers, the community news websites Oakland North and Richmond Confidential will be on vacation for the summer.
Oakland elections occupy a complex political landscape, and the upcoming 2014 mayoral contest is no exception.
Courtney Ruby, 47, is no stranger to politics. Now in her eighth year as Oakland’s elected city auditor, she’s entered a large crowd of candidates seeking to unseat incumbent Mayor Jean Quan. “I have proven...
The issues for Tuman are public safety and economic development. In his view, the absence of economic development keeps part of the city in poverty and poverty is at the root of most crime. The...