On Sunday, the Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association (OFSCA) hosted their 50th annual “Otsukimi” Moon Viewing Party, which drew over 200 people. Though this year the actual moon viewing was cancelled due to rainy weather, guests were still entertained by performances and discussions.
Bakers come together to raise money and awareness for mental health issues at the Depressed Cake Shop pop-up event at Creative Growth Art Center in Uptown Oakland on Saturday afternoon.
The opponents of a controversial Oakland ballot measure that would tax soda have been circulating a campaign mailer that uses an image of an Oakland North story, but with an altered headline. The mailer shows an image of a computer displaying a story we published on September 15, 2016, which profiled an Oakland grocer offering…
The topics of healthy food, community wellbeing, education and employment intersected at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) on Friday evening at an event called “Makers and Tasters: Food Activism.”
The American Beverage Association has historically invested millions of dollars to defeat public health initiatives aimed at lowering sugary drink consumption, but Oakland’s pro-tax measure recently received a financial boost.
Thirty-five years ago, Abdul Talev’s grandfather opened a small grocery store in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. Today, with the family business in his care, Talev is worried a new soda tax will cause him to lose business, or even worse, force him to close his doors. The controversial tax Talev is referring to is…
While a “grocery tax” or “soda tax” by another name may not sound as sweet, there’s no denying the battle surrounding Measure HH relies heavily on semantics.
The third-annual Black-Eyed Pea Festival, a daylong celebration of African-American history and culture, took place at Oakland’s Mosswood Park on Saturday.