Residents living under the 12th Street bridge stave off an encampment clearing while residents at another homeless encampment, “The Village,” prepare to relocate.
No one is taking credit for distributing what some call “misleading” signs in Oakland corner stores but community board members may take legal action anyway.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf touted her accomplishments on housing, crime reduction, and education during her State of the City address, which only had a small audience.
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.
Incumbent Mayor Libby Schaaf and candidate Cat Brooks sparred over issues of education and homelessness during the second mayoral forum of the election season.
As the city and local volunteers rush to assist those displaced by an early morning fire at the East Oakland homeless encampment, questions and concerns about safe living spaces still remain.
Oakland City Council has just six weeks to act before a controversial rent control exemption goes back into effect after a temporary moratorium.
Members of Neighbors for Racial Justice say two of Oakland’s recreation centers, Montclair and San Antonio Park, are prime examples of racial disparity in the city.