Alameda County’s Write to Read program has surprising results for incarcerated male teens at Camp Sweeney.
But not everyone is benefiting.
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.
Desperate to staff up, Oakland police hired many problem cops between 2013 and 2015. And it’s still paying the price.
How African Americans were blocked from living in most East Bay neighborhoods: an excerpt from the 2017 book "The Color of Law."
Twin Peaks’ Deputy Hawk turns art into a political act with ledger art.
Readers share their thoughts about UCSF taking on Children’s Hospital.
Alameda’s influential firefighters’ union is at war with Jill Keimach over how she selected the new chief of the Island’s fire department.