The 2018 election is shaping up as a fight between two of the city’s most influential groups.
The Alameda City Council’s progressive, pro-growth majority has rejected four of the mayor’s planning board choices this year.
Building in Oakland is getting a lot more expensive as developers take on higher security costs to prevent arson.
Retailer West Elm is teaming up with Signature Development Group to build a new Uptown hotel that celebrates Oakland’s resurgence.
A self-described bookstore evangelistic zealot, an Alamedan convinces booklovers to come together to re-launch an indie bookstore.
Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
Alameda names not one but two poet laureates, thinking two bards just may be better than one.
California has launched a movement to help students understand climate change and human impacts on water and ecological systems.
Slogans like Black Lives Matter and Everyone Belongs here pop up on the pint-sized doors.
How African Americans were blocked from living in most East Bay neighborhoods: an excerpt from the 2017 book "The Color of Law."