We say goodbye to people of remarkable talents whose deaths leave us contemplative and saddened. Their legacies live on through their amazing art and the good works they set in motion.
Oakland's Grand Bakery, the East Bay’s only kosher bakery, is closing on Dec. 23.
What are you doing with your backyard garage?
Oakland wants low-income communities to benefit from bike- and car-sharing.
Alameda is moving forward with the next phase of its Alameda Point housing plan—a project that could add up to 625 homes, bike paths, and a new park.
The office is shorthanded, has inexperienced staff, and routinely elevates revenues over safety, according to the firefighters’ union.
Organized labor is using state environmental law to make developers hire union workers. California housing advocates call it “CEQA abuse.”
There are dozens of large, unsafe—and vibrant—living spaces in Oakland like the one that became engulfed in a deadly fire Friday night. Unfortunately, fixing them could also result in mass evictions.
Results from local contests that we’ve been following.
Oakland’s first micro apartments are coming to the Nook on Valdez.