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.
In Oakland, where the shortage of language instructors is particularly acute, the school district has been recruiting teachers from Mexico and Spain.
Desperate to staff up, Oakland police hired many problem cops between 2013 and 2015. And it’s still paying the price.
California has launched a movement to help students understand climate change and human impacts on water and ecological systems.
An Oakland mother co-created a solution to the eternal problem of work-life balance.
Elizabeth McKoy has turned Berkeley Playhouse into a vibrant theater organization that features professional and youth musical productions.
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.