At the seventh annual Magic Makers event last week, artists and healers celebrated queer culture and promoted self-care.
Activist and registered nurse Michael Harank of Oakland talks about his life and work during the AIDS epidemic, and the most memorable moments.
Bay Area Swap-O-Rama-Rama teaches people how to repurpose their used clothing through sewing in order to make clothes last longer and keep them out of landfills.
More than 120 kids participated in a 5k race around Lake Merritt that raised more than $38,000 to support Running For a Better Oakland's youth running programs.
"Voting is important because our voices are so seldom heard," said Mavin Griffin, founder and resident of the Wood Street encampment for the homeless in West Oakland.
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park unveiled a new art exhibit in early October called "Undocumented Heart: Oakland Day Laborers Tell Their Stories," that features the creations of undocumented day laborers through paintings, quilts, graphic art, song...
The Oakland Museum's event tells the personal stories of city residents through art.
At Somos Familia, Latinx parents with queer or trans children meet together in a support group and share resources with one another.
Residents of Oakland dumped 40 tons of trash for free at the Bulky Block Party on September 15.
Oakland's Mam community, an indigenous group originally from Guatemala, celebrated their first cultural festival on September 15.
Representatives from government agencies, universities, industry and environmental nonprofits gathered in Oakland to talk about low-cost air quality sensors and what they can do.
At the Peralta Hacienda Historical Park earlier this month, undocumented day laborers told their immigration stories.
The Golden State Warriors recently sponsored a playhouse build with Habitat for Humanity groups that will helps raise money for Bay Area housing programs.
Ameer Aziz was playing basketball with his 8-year-old son at an Oakland park near 19th Street when he noticed something strange: a man instructing kids about how to play basketball. “Eventually, I walk to him...
In the corner of Vicente Way and Claremont in Oakland lies what is a hidden treasure to many, but to others, a jewel in plain sight: Alem’s Coffee, which serves Eritrean food and is a...
Once a month volunteers meet at Pepples Donut Farm in Oakland to make vegan burritos for the homeless.