Mission Peak Regional Preserve might be among the Bay Area’s busiest parks, but it has some of the best-maintained trails, thanks to students at Irvington High School in Fremont.
A group of neighbors who are leading the fight against the luxury apartment tower by Lake Merritt – Eastlake United for Justice – is saying it is determined to keep public pressure on [...]
As hundreds rallied at Oakland City Hall Tuesday protesting possible coal shipments through the developing Oakland Army Base, health concerns were one of the key issues that people raised.
By Margaret Gordon After making a commitment to keep the forthcoming bulk terminal coal free, the developer has conducted a deal behind our backs to bring this antiquated energy resource through our neighborhoods [...]
By Paul Rockwell In “Breaking Through Concrete,” David Hanson writes: “Urban farms are appearing in almost every corner of our cities, from strips along freeways, to warehouse rooftops, from concrete planters to [...]
In a sharp email exchange, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has blasted local developer Phil Tagami for moving ahead with a deal to export coal out of the former Oakland Army Base.
Pope Francis arrived in Ecuador on Sunday, visiting his home continent for a three-country tour that includes Bolivia and Paraguay. The pope’s visit to Quito—Ecuador’s capital city—attracted over one million people who traveled from [...]
In a confidential legal opinion issued in February to the City Council, Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker told councilmembers that their plan to sell the East 12th Street parcel to UrbanCore Development for the construction [...]
The city’s law enforcement leaders are under fire following the release of a report by the W. Haywood Burns Institute (BI) indicating that African-Americans in San Francisco find themselves in handcuffs and behind bars at [...]
Several years in the making, a 59-unit affordable housing development will break ground before the end of the year at International Boulevard and 94th Avenue, the culmination of the work of City Council President Pro [...]