Toxic lead levels are dangerously high in Oakland’s Fruitvale district, which has the highest level of contamination in California and are worse than in Flint, Michigan, according to a national report recently published by Reuters.
Earth2Trump, a cross-country roadshow heading to Washington, D.C., and building a network of resistance to incoming President Trump, is coming to Oakland on Jan. 2. The tour is organized by the Center for Biological [...]
Local community leaders are responding to news that Oakland developer Phil Tagami has gone to federal court to overturn the City Council’s vote in June to block the export of coal through the city.
Courtesy of Richmond Standard Breuner Marsh, a 60-acre wetland at Pt. Pinole Regional Park, has been renamed after the Dotson family, who fought hard to prevent the section of Richmond shoreline from development.
Dressed in a carefully tailored black suit, a boy walked slowly and sedately into the auditorium at the West Oakland Youth Center to the sound of Haitian drums and Kreole chants.
By Denise Fairchild With 87 countries ratifying the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate accord, it’s a big deal that world leaders finally acknowledged the climate crisis and did something about it.But let’s [...]
UC Berkeley announced this week that it has joined forces with CyberTran International Inc. (CTI), Stantec, a global Architecture and Engineering firm, and a group of small businesses to apply jointly to the MacArthur [...]
When Oakland resident Rosa Aqeel first heard about protests over an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota, she immediately felt compelled to show her support.
Rue Mapp began chronicling the natural world in 2009 as a blog writer, as a way to telling the story of how she was influenced by nature.
Dozens of community members gathered Wednesday evening at the Intertribal Friendship House in East Oakland for the opening of an art exhibit highlighting the ongoing struggle by Native American activists to halt the construction of [...]