Tag Archives: Oakland history

The places that made Black history, in Oakland and Richmond

To commemorate Black History Month, the news teams from Oakland North and our sibling site, Richmond Confidential, spent a morning observing some of the spaces in our two cities that have been important to the...
Some of California's most important historical figures are buried at Oakland's Mountain View Cemetery.

What it really means to move a body at Mountainview Cemetery

At more than 226 acres, Oakland's Mountain View Cemetery is a final resting place for some of the Bay Area's most notable figures. And docents there are uncovering new and interesting tombstones all the time,...

Halloween tour of downtown Oakland’s Cathedral Building

Join us for a special Halloween broadcast as we tour the basement of a spooky building in downtown Oakland.

Oakland celebrates 100 years of women’s voting rights with suffrage parade reenactment at Lakeside Park

In vintage crocheted frills and elaborately designed hats reminiscent of early 20th century fashions, on Sunday Oakland women celebrated the centennial anniversary of the passage of women’s voting rights at Lakeside Park with a reenactment...