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.
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.
Incumbent Mayor Libby Schaaf and candidate Cat Brooks sparred over issues of education and homelessness during the second mayoral forum of the election season.
A pastor, a construction manager, and a Fulbright scholar—these are a few of the seven candidates running to represent District 4.
As the city and local volunteers rush to assist those displaced by an early morning fire at the East Oakland homeless encampment, questions and concerns about safe living spaces still remain.
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.