City attorneys from Oakland and San Francisco are suing five of the largest oil and gas companies, alleging they knowingly contributed to global warming by producing and promoting the use of fossil fuels.
Oakland artists meet with city officials to discuss the new cultural plan.
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On a warm Saturday morning, people began to slowly stroll into the Memorial Tabernacle in Oakland’s Bushrod neighborhood. They were gathered not for a morning service, but for a special kind of lawn party. Trail...
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It’s never too early for students to start thinking about their futures. On Thursday, high schoolers were introduced to potential employers, careers and education options available in their home city at the Oakland Youth Careers...
Jobs data for Alameda and Contra Costa solar industry looks sunny, but challenges lie ahead.
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Late night bites can soon be a reality for anyone who purchases a ticket to a New Parish show.
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Cynthia Mackey, a 56-year-old self-employed digital marketer, loves to talk about Airbnb. She laughs and smiles, growing excited as she talks about the joy that comes from opening up her home in Oakland’s Adams Point...
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"I find acupuncture as very powerful for healing in my life and other people’s lives"
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Oakland may become the first city in the nation to use its purchasing power against President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.
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California has one the nation’s lowest number of hospital emergency rooms per capita, and Bay Area legislators are calling this shortage a crisis, as the number of people who need urgent care services keeps growing....
Some 300 to 400 people attend the Japan Beer Festival in Oakland every year.
The Oakland Athletics and their fan base took to Jack London Square on January 28 to celebrate the beginning of the upcoming 2017 baseball campaign. It was the first time in nearly two decades that...
Uber is relocating its headquarters to Oakland—but the app may be gone from many city residents’ phones before its office opens, thanks to the #DeleteUber boycott.
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Oakland’s 7th annual Restaurant Week is underway with over 100 participating restaurants in neighborhoods across the city.
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A big red house stands in the middle of Telegraph Avenue, two blocks from the Berkeley border with Oakland. It resembles Santa’s workshop: fun, colorful and packed with a massive amount of “stuff.” The building...
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Over the last year and a half, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) has been making an effort to deepen its science, technology, engineering and math programs, but so far it has had to depend...
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