Sam Yuen secured his job with help from Bay Area community organizations that connect adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to employers.
Since 2016, Oakland officials have been exploring the feasibility of creating a government-owned bank. But for the project to move forward, city council will have to take action.
Incumbent Mayor Libby Schaaf and candidate Cat Brooks sparred over issues of education and homelessness during the second mayoral forum of the election season.
At an Oakland Unified School Board meeting on Wednesday, it was revealed that the district ended the 2017-18 school year ended with a $29 million surplus, instead of the estimated $1.4 million deficit.
A pastor, a construction manager, and a Fulbright scholar—these are a few of the seven candidates running to represent District 4.
Oakland City Council has just six weeks to act before a controversial rent control exemption goes back into effect after a temporary moratorium.
Oakland artists gathered at the Festival for Arts and Culture over Labor Day weekend to show the city that despite many economic forces working against them—including corporate cannabis—they are still here.