Servers at Century Buffet on International Boulevard were working twelve-hour days, six days a week, and being paid far below minimum wage, according to the Alameda County District Attorney.
A wind storm struck the bay area last night, causing widespread power outages and damage throughout Oakland.
In a cross-cultural night of charity, an old Italian tradition mingled with an Uptown Oakland vibe to benefit urban youth.
When Sarah Morrell was first diagnosed with Morquio syndrome, a rare, incurable disease that crippled her joints and deformed her vertebrae, her family never expected the illness would cause her to travel halfway around the...
The program, which gets funds from the Port of Oakland, integrates information on the industrial history of the bay with lessons on stewardship of its ecology.
Check out the events happening in Oakland this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Oakland City Council chose Map 26 for the city's redistricting during a brief public hearing last night.
Dozens of residents packed the Oakland City Council meeting to protest the planned Domain Awareness Center (DAC).
Apparently, pinball’s gender issues extend beyond the bikini-clad babes featured in the artwork of certain machines. The top 25 players in the world, according to the International Flipper Pinball Association, are all dudes.
Last Saturday, a group of over 100 people gathered at the African American Museum and Library in Oakland to celebrate the launch of "The Griots of Oakland," a book and exhibition about young black men...
Thursday's march down MacArthur was the latest chapter in an extraordinary outpouring of support.
A modified math curriculum may be coming to Claremont Middle and other schools in the district.
Our adoptable pet of the week is Foxy, a stunning silver marten rabbit with positive energy.
Oakland California Youth Outreach interrupt the cycle of retributive violence that many youth in Oakland get caught in.
Friday, November 15 The African Queen 8 pm Paramount Theatre 2025 Broadway, Oakland $5 Directed by John Huston and based on the novel by C.S. Forester with a script by Jame Agee. A crude gin-swilling...
Frustrated truck drivers rolled into downtown yesterday as their representatives met with state and city officials.
After Amanda VanWagenen finished her shift as a server in a Rockridge restaurant last week, she walked outside to her car to drive home, only to discover that it wasn’t there.
Today Antique is wearing a black skirt over green tights, a boldly-striped tank top over a black long-sleeve shirt, bright earrings that look like ice cream cones you might find in a Dr. Seuss story,...
Oakland City Councilmember’s Noel Gallo’s appeal that “Every city in the U.S. has a curfew” drew boos and yelling from the packed council chambers as his controversial anti-crime strategy was roundly condemned by citizens and...