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.
In an unanimous decision, on Tuesday night the Oakland City Council voted to ban of sales of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, in Oakland.
A new early childhood education center is set to open this fall in East Oakland's Seminary neighborhood.
City of Oakland workers threatened to strike at Tuesday's meeting of the Oakland City Council.
Members of the Golden State Warriors organization recently greeted rescue animals from Miami at Oakland International Airport.
Oakland Police Department receives $50,000 grant from Alcoholic Beverages Control to aid in deterring alcohol-related crimes.
Oakland artists meet with city officials to discuss the new cultural plan.
Kaiser Permanente's Oakland Medical Center recently threw a Pediatric Prom for its patients.
Oakland residents gathered this weekend to clean up curbs, creeks and coasts for the 22nd Annual Creek to Bay Day.
On Thursday night, Oakland community members met at the Think College Now campus to discuss the “Blueprint for Quality Schools,” the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD)’s plan to refurbish old school buildings and use school...
During an Oakland school board meeting that lasted until a little after 11 p.m. Wednesday night, a new plan for school facilities and a proposal for an additional charter school were major topics of discussion.
As Lily Woo, age 23, got off of her 12-hour flight from Korea, she felt relief to be back home in the Bay Area. Even though this was Woo’s first time visiting the birthplace she...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and several Bay Area-based organizations have planted a vegetation barrier to try to reduce air pollution at an East Oakland elementary school.
California assembly members finally struck a deal late Thursday night, passing a series of bills to fund affordable housing across the state, which Oakland city leaders and housing advocates hope will pay to build and...
Teachers and administrations within the Oakland Unified School District rally behind their undocumented students.
Oakland’s Urban Search and Rescue team hadn't deployed in nine years. But three weeks ago, when Oakland Fire Battalion Chief Robert Lipp answered the call to respond to Hurricane Harvey, they mobilized a team in...