From square dance to political activism at Oakland’s Marxist library

From square dance to political activism at Oakland’s Marxist library

It’s Friday night at 6501 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. 

A group of young people in their late twenties are standing in front of a white building. “Must be a bar,” we say to ea…

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New measure extends the working hours of Oakland’s Public Libraries

New measure extends the working hours of Oakland’s Public Libraries

A man sat on a bench in the Oakland Main Library branch on a recent overcast Monday and asked for the time. It was 5:34 p.m.

“What time do they close?” he asked.

The branch…

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Tales of Two Cities: Locked Up

Tales of Two Cities: Locked Up

Welcome back to the Tales of Two Cities…

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