Tag Archives: Oakland

Follow the money: Updated website makes Oakland election data accessible

OpenOakland's latest version of OpenDisclosure.io, a website that provides data visualizations for campaign finance information related to this year's elections in Oakland.
City of Oakland staffers and volunteers set up for the latest listening session of the Livable Oakland initiative at the West Oakland Senior Center on Saturday, September 29.

City officials gather community input on issues facing seniors in Oakland

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.
Principal Betlach leads a staff meeting at Elmhurst Community Prep.

As schools struggle with turnover, an East Oakland middle school keeps its teachers

“Teachers keep themselves here,” Principal Betlach says. “Not in the sense that we don’t do anything, but at the end of the day, it’s on them.”

Protestors rally to stop Oakland coal shipment project

Developers may have won in court, but opponents of a project that would ship coal through Oakland say that they’re not done fighting.

The Golden State Warriors and Habitat for Humanity team up for affordable housing

The Golden State Warriors recently sponsored a playhouse build with Habitat for Humanity groups that will helps raise money for Bay Area housing programs.