East and West Oakland have an air quality problem. In fact, children living there are diagnosed with asthma at twice the national rate. But a first-of-it’s-kind legislation for environmental justice, AB 617, is trying to fix this.
Spending limits in two district races have been lifted after union-funded PACs dumped over $80,000 in the District 2 and 4 races. See who they’re spending it towards and where other candidates are getting their money from.
Watch how residents of The Village, a homeless encampment in East Oakland, are recovering after a fire displaced 37 people. And see how a fire is the least of residents’ worries in the coming months.
Kevin de León and members of Oakland’s Latino Task Force (LTF) held a campaign rally at Peralta Hacienda park in Fruitvale on September 22.
A pastor, a construction manager, and a Fulbright scholar—these are a few of the seven candidates running to represent District 4.