New study to launch that will make better use of in-home HIV testing.
Crossing guards do more than just make sure students get to school safely.
Hospitals are conducting emergency drills and retrofitting buildings to withstand the next big shake.
Oakland libraries offer free afterschool programs aimed at kids without ready access to art classes.
Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers.
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.
Alameda county residents who show exceptional commitment and service are recognized.
New BART Watch app allows patrons to report disturbances, crimes in progress, vandalism and panhandling.
Award-winning CCA students merge classic printmaking techniques with modern themes and technologies.
An age-old jury duty scam resurfaces, asking victims to pay a fine over the phone.
The popular swimming destination reopened after a toxin-producing blue-green algae forced a closure earlier this summer.
Hiero Day was developed in 2012 and celebrates underground music, grassroots organizations and local businesses.
Oaklanders celebrate the 5th anniversary of Oakland Pride with a parade and festival.
Oakland North is happy to welcome 23 new reporters, as the school year resumes at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. We’ll return from our summer hiatus this week, with coverage returning to normal production...
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.
Approximately, six million kids play tackle or flag football, absorbing an average of 650 hits to the head every season. However, the crisis of concussions is growing in all sports.
About three-fourths of robberies in Oakland involve theft of smartphones. Now a bill passed by the State Senate will require "kill switches" to inactive the phones, thereby removing the incentive to steal them, writes District...