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.
City staff look to use new law, AB 3139, to expand Oakland's Tuff Shed program onto property owned by Caltrans.
As Oakland takes steps toward becoming an "age-friendly city," District 3 residents shared how issues like high housing costs and access to transportation affect local seniors.
Muslims from all over the Bay Area gathered at Lighthouse Mosque for Iftar on September 19.
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.
BART officials face pushback by privacy and civil rights group after proposing new security measures in response to crime at stations, including the death of Nia Wilson this past summer.
Residents of Oakland dumped 40 tons of trash for free at the Bulky Block Party on September 15.
In his motion, Public Defender Brendon Woods emphasized the seriousness of the crime he alleges the sheriff's office committed.
Oakland's Mam community, an indigenous group originally from Guatemala, celebrated their first cultural festival on September 15.
Ten communities from around the state are being selected for the deployment of air monitoring systems and community emissions reduction programs.
Oakland artist Chris Johnson and Oakland Museum of California curator use billboards to engage the community.
Early Saturday morning, almost two thousand volunteers participated in the 23rd Annual Creek to Bay Day in 58 sites around Oakland to collect trash and debris from shorelines, water creeks and parks.
Representatives from government agencies, universities, industry and environmental nonprofits gathered in Oakland to talk about low-cost air quality sensors and what they can do.
At the Peralta Hacienda Historical Park earlier this month, undocumented day laborers told their immigration stories.
City council candidates for district 4, one of Oakland's wealthiest areas, discuss how they'll make the city more equitable.
Sam Yuen secured his job with help from Bay Area community organizations that connect adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to employers.