Hear from people finding their own place on spectrums of language, hookup culture, neurodiversity, and politics.
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Ahmadi said he had no choice but to fundraise from residents, rather than taking a more traditional path such as a loan from a bank. On paper, the project showed a high risk of failure...
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Tagged Brahm Ahmadi, Community Foods Market, EBALDC, grocery store, Mandela Foods Cooperative, People's Grocery, St. Andrews Plaza, West Oakland
Modern western societies have resisted to eat insects as a part of their daily diet. However, in recent years, a new trend has started to give way. This season, the Oakland Coliseum offers crickets as...
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Billion-dollar dialysis companies and a labor union are spending tens of millions of dollars to sway Proposition 8 votes their way on Election Day. Health experts say the proposition is unlikely to improve care for...
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Tagged California, healthcare, Medicare, November ballot, patient care, Proposition 8
Last year, the state of California experienced its most destructive and deadliest wildfire season on record. October is one of the highest-risk months of the year for wildfires in the state. Currently, fire departments and...
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Every Tuesday morning, Max Cadji of Phat Beets drops off half a dozen boxes of fresh fruit and produce at Jasper P. Driver Plaza in North Oakland. The food is grown at several local urban...
The Order of Malta of Northern California has started a mobile clinic to serve uninsured and homeless people. The 36-foot mobile clinic made its debut at a monthly podiatry clinic.
Despite cancer deaths declining over recent years, cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in Oakland and Alameda County.
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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.
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Pacific Islanders in Alameda County have the second highest infant death rate, but new initiatives could counteract this.
Ten communities from around the state are being selected for the deployment of air monitoring systems and community emissions reduction programs.
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A resource fair helped bring senior citizens throughout Alameda County together for a day of excitement and enrichment.
A bill that arrived on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk last week could change where people can purchase and consume cannabis products.
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Lindsey Page wanted to start a gym that met the needs of queer and trans POC. Today, she's running Fruitvale's Radically Fit gym.
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Free food bag giveaway helps neighbors in East Oakland.
After delays, the OUSD's Central Kitchen is slated to serve up fresh school meals by fall 2019.