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.
As the teachers' union and school district continue contract negotiations, teachers across Oakland demonstrated last week to demand smaller class sizes and a pay raise be included in the new contract.
A state bill allowing cooks to sell their homemade meals passed, but Alameda County remains undecided on the issue.
Muslims from all over the Bay Area gathered at Lighthouse Mosque for Iftar on September 19.
In the race for an open school board seat in District 4, newcomer Clarissa Doutherd and Oakland education veteran Gary Yee face off.
On Wednesday night, more than 50 students, parents and community organizers demanded that Oakland school board members restore the district’s free supper program.
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.
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.
“Teachers keep themselves here,” Principal Betlach says. “Not in the sense that we don’t do anything, but at the end of the day, it’s on them.”
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.
Pacific Islanders in Alameda County have the second highest infant death rate, but new initiatives could counteract this.
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.