Councilmember Jim Oddie was right to switch gears on evictions.
Oakland isn’t the only East Bay city run by women. Six other female mayors serve in Alameda County, and even more women hold leadership posts.
East Bay groups are attempting to prevent the region from playing a major role in a climate disaster.
Months after the Ghost Ship blaze rocked Oakland, Alameda is grappling with whether to reinstate its fire safety inspection team.
A 589-unit housing project featuring a 14-story tower is proposed for the old Encinal Terminals on the estuary. It would be the tallest building on the Island.
The council is finally reforming a process that blocks Island housing.
Photographer Brittani Sensabaugh didn’t like billboards with negative messages in her East Oakland neighborhood. So she created her own.
As sea levels rise, the Island will face the most serious flooding in the East Bay. But officials have been slow to float sustainable solutions.
Social activist Ruth Smiler is on a mission to support racial justice.
In Berkeley, council candidates Ben Gould and Kate Harrison spar over whether the city needs more housing or has already built too much.