Organizations in Oakland empower Transitional Age Youth (TAY) to support each other, educate health care providers, and become community leaders.
Proposition 45, a November ballot measure empowering the state’s elected insurance commissioner to rule on health insurance rate hikes, is drawing heated debate and hefty donations from Oakland groups with a stake in health care.
Thousands of Bay Area residents who were told they were about to lose their state health care coverage will now be able to keep their insurance plans.
Covered California will end health insurance plans for thousands of Bay Area immigrants who didn’t submit residency forms by September 30, 2014.
Oakland resident Kenya Wheeler was a UC Berkeley graduate student when he was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2012.
The waiting room at Catch Up Clinic is sparse, save for a little girl in a pink sleeveless shirt darting out the door, a tan Band-Aid barely visible on her upper left arm. Located just...