No one doubts there are racial and economic disparity in Oakland, but the chances of whether Desley Brook’s idea for a new city department will gain momentum appear bleak.
Oakland launches a new pothole app, skateboarding is illegal on county property, and a new Target opens in Berkeley.
This year’s Oakland Athletics are essentially strangers but took advantage of Cactus League spring training to gel as a team, winding up with an impressive pre-season record.
AC Transit defends Bus Rapid Transit as the way to improve and streamline bus service, but small businesses worry about closures during construction and lost parking spaces. Berkeley and North Oakland aren’t in on the BRT effort.
As traffic gets closer to exceeding capacity, Bay Area transportation agencies start more serious discussion on another passageway that might mean BART stations in Alameda and Oakland.
Just say no to fracking, inadequate raisers for Oakland teachers, and mural destruction plus other news you can use.
AC Transit and BART increase the frequency of trans-bay buses to accommodate late-night weekend commuters as an Oakland company, Night Schools, continues working with the Public Utilities Commission to offer school bus rides to late-nighters.
Two recent protests on the same December day highlight the ways in which black activists are attempting to assert control over the movement to end inappropriate police violence.
New sharrows, better bike racks, a parklet boom, and permanent repair stations improve the two-wheel appeal of the East Bay.