For six weeks this summer, no one was murdered in Oakland, the longest stretch without an unlawful killing since the 1990s. That streak was broken on Sunday, September 14.
The 6th annual Oakland Underground Film Festival opens this weekend at the Grand Lake Theatre, highlighting local independent and underground filmmakers.
Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image shot from the water is by Melissa Argue. She writes, “I shared this shot because while there are...
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.
Amid signs that e-cigarette use is rising among Oakland students, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is preparing to vote within the next two months on policy that would likely extend the ban on smoking...
Beloved Rockridge bookstore Diesel turns 25 this week. It celebrates its past and looks to the future.
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.
An Oakland resident created a website for people to determine whether their building is at greater risk of collapsing during an earthquake.
The Three Feet for Safety law went into effect this week and meets with mixed reviews.
The Oakland Museum and SFMOMA unveil "Fertile Ground," exploring creative communities in California art.
Alameda County Community Food Bank fights hunger with month-long “30 Ways in 30 Days” program.
Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan wants to recruit 50 percent Oakland residents for the next police academy.
Young artists, including rapper Alexis Johnson, create a music video warning fellow youth about the health dangers of fast food.
Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week's image was shot by Anne Sunderland.
Thousands of low-income students gather at the Oracle Arena parking lot to receive a new pair of free shoes.
Alameda County teenagers struggling with suicidal thoughts can find help by sending a text message.
This summer the Oakland City Council passed an ordinance lifting a citywide ban on pinball.