Tag Archives: Chinatown

Oaklanders voice opinion about new A’s stadium at Peralta College meeting

More than 100 community members attended a rare standing room-only meeting of the Peralta Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday night. The unusually large crowd came out to share their opinions about the proposed...
Oakland Police Department Assistant Chief David Downing awarded the graduation certificate to a graduate of Cantonese Language Citizen Police Academy. Photo by Tian Chenwei

30 Oakland residents graduate from OPD’s Cantonese Language Citizen Police Academy

Thirty Cantonese-speaking Oakland residents graduated from a five-week Oakland Police Department (OPD) Cantonese Language Citizen Police Academy on Tuesday evening, when they received their certificate from OPD Assistant Chief David Downing.

Oakland by the ZIP code: Photos from the 94607

Enjoy the photo gallery for our weekly series, The Pulse of Oakland. This week’s featured ZIP code is 94607. The area includes the waterfront, Chinatown, West Oakland and the Port of Oakland. Oakland North reporters...
Saturday's meeting about the future of Chinatown and the area near Lake Merritt BART attracted a crowd of more than 50.

Parks, taller buildings and bike-friendly streets planned for Lake Merritt BART area redevelopment

The area around Lake Merritt BART, including Chinatown and Laney College, could see taller buildings, new park area, and more pedestrian and bike-friendly streets in the next 25 years as part of a development effort...
The 25th annual Chinatown StreetFest on August 25 and 26, in Oakland.

Oakland’s Chinatown StreetFest celebrates diversity, tradition

Costumed performers and rows of vendors calling out to passersby from booths offering street food, shiny trinkets and herbal remedies added to the hubbub of Oakland’s Chinatown over the weekend during the 25th annual Chinatown...

Neighbors working to create a sense of place in the Golden Gate District

Placemaking--using art to create places of meaning and significance--is catching on in the Golden Gate District with a new project created by neighbors that aims to tell the story of the area, both its history...
A map of the different existing and proposed bikeways in downtown Oakland.

Plans for bikeways in Oakland’s Chinatown receive mixed opinions from business leaders and transit experts

This busy part of 8th Street is the site for one of the many proposed bikeways in Oakland. However, some Chinatown leaders said the city should think twice before adding bikes to the mix on...

Summer treat series: Oakland Chinatown

Over the next month, Oakland North is featuring a food series on summer treats in Oakland. Chinatown is the first installment in the series. One day last week, two Oakland North reporters wandered around Oakland’s...