Chain pharmacies are closed across much of Oakland, but locals are organizing to make sure medicine remains accessible.
Leaders hope Wednesday night’s action forces a turning point in the conversation about funding for local law enforcement versus other public resources.
The local radio host, DJ, small-biz investor and Oakland native shares thoughtful reflections on the role of leadership in huge protests, supporting Black businesses and more.
Youth organizers hope the massive student-led action, which offered hundreds of masks and hand sanitizer for COVID-19 safety, will inspire other young people to organize, too.
Scenes from a furious mass gathering that drew over 5,000 and left major destruction and confusion in its wake.
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Feeling “grounded” by the pandemic, Grammy-winning Oakland artist Fantastic Negrito talks about pushing the boundaries of blues on his upcoming album, “Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?”
A therapist, photographer and hairstylist have innovated to continue their practice in quarantine.
The ‘Universal Language’ mural on Alice Street was covered up by an apartment tower. An ‘ascendant’ new mural will replace it two blocks away.
A November ballot measure to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in school district elections would make Oakland the fifth U.S. city to lower its voting age.
Through creative solutions, EOC has more than doubled the number of meals it was distributing to East Oakland residents, now serving over 1,000 hot meals each week.
In the early days of the pandemic, the pastor and the comedian set up a grassroots supply chain to bring masks and hand sanitizer to communities of color.