As Californians, along with the rest of the nation, brace for a possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, local residents feel more or less unsafe.
In Oakland, a collective of 15 artists, who were previously complete strangers to one another, are expressing their reaction to the new Trump presidency through a different kind of protest, an art project they are...
The YIMBY’s are a coalition group whose sole mission is to advocate for all new housing developments—and their influence is spreading to the East Bay and to Oakland.
BART unveils new cars and gears up for November vote seeking billions of dollars from taxpayers.
The opponents of a controversial Oakland ballot measure that would tax soda have been circulating a campaign mailer that uses an image of an Oakland North story, but with an altered headline. The mailer shows...
A recall campaign targeting Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf faces an uphill battle to gather the 23,000 signatures it needs by mid-January to trigger a special recall election.
Oakland meeting reveals Bay Area's lofty rail ambitions.
Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker has decided to double down in her efforts to secure economic and social justice for Oakland residents by doubling the divisions in her office.
A multicultural and multigenerational group of women met to discuss Sen. Bernie Sanders' platform earlier this month in Oakland.
Median rents across Oakland are at an all-time high, pushing low-income families into motels or family members’ homes, pricing working-class households out of their neighborhoods and creating fierce competition for available housing at all income...
The Oakland City Council voted 5-1, with two abstentions, to approve a grant tied to hiring 15 new police officers after protesters disrupted the meeting, calling for funding for housing instead of more law enforcement.
Oakland City Council approved a funding increase for legal support for unaccompanied minors seeking asylum in the U.S., authorized the creation of a “Director of Race and Equity” staffing position within the city government and...
The mayor covered inequity, policing and housing in the address.
This week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced adjustments in funding for low-income housing subsidies that will reduce federal funding for Section 8 vouchers in Oakland.
At restaurants, the increase in minimum wage means wait staff are often getting a wage boost in addition to tips, while cooks don’t see changes in wages.
The rates rose this summer after the city council granted the national company Waste Management (WM) the city’s sole contract for the collection of organic waste and trash.