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Hillary Clinton brings her presidential primary campaign through Oakland

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made two visits to Oakland last week as part of her campaign for the presidency. Clinton made her first stop in California to her campaign office at 1408 14th Street in downtown Oakland in advance of the California Democratic Primary Election on June 7. The office is filled with placards and homemade signs, and volunteers busily working phones. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf was on hand to greet Clinton. Clinton has made trips to Oakland…

Tales of Two Cities Episode 7: Loss

In this week’s episode of the Tales of Two Cities podcast, hosts Brad Bailey and Matt Beagle will be discussing loss, and stories about people moving on when something or someone important is taken away. We’ll hear about a lost Oakland bus stop so important to bus riders that they’re trying to bring it back. We’ll listen as some surprising guests in the East Bay share their favorite memories of Prince. We’ll also hear the story of an Oakland woman…

Bill Clinton visits Oakland for community service day

Former President Bill Clinton recently came to Oakland on behalf of the Clinton Foundation’s Global Initiative. Volunteers made improvements such as gardening and painting the playground. The Clintons were also joined by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and local school officials.

Oakland native documents forgotten communities

When Brittani Sensabaugh walks down the streets of East Oakland, she notices a combination of characteristics among those who live there—strength, struggles and power. It is those features she wants to capture in her photography. Sensabaugh, better known as “Britt Sense,” is a documentarian whose project “222ForgottenCities,” is currently exhibiting in New York. Last month, it exhibited in Oakland, where the project began. Through it, the young photographer showcases communities where people with “melanin,” as she puts it, live, to…

Tales of Two Cities 1: Sports

We’re excited to bring you our first episode of Tales of Two Cities: Radio Stories from Oakland and Richmond. From the Super Bowl to chess champions, this week’s episode features stories on the great wide world of sports. Listen in to hear the turmoil of Oakland Raiders fans watching one of their rivals in the Super Bowl, and check in with local tennis and chess players in Richmond. Stay tuned for our next episode in two weeks. This week’s episode is hosted by Brad Bailey.

State of the black church in Oakland is at crossroads, local leaders say

In Oakland, the state of the black church is at a crossroads, local leaders said. Religious and civic leaders gathered in downtown Oakland last Wednesday for a prayer breakfast to discuss the state of the black church and political participation in the African American community. The event, sponsored by Black Elected Officials & Faith Based Leaders of the East Bay (BEO-FBL), was attended by over 50 people and ranged over issues from policing to gun violence to education. “I felt…

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