CultureStrike, in collaboration with Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, has forged partnerships between artists and frontline environmental justice organizations to create a provocative, limited-edition art print portfolio, called “We are the Storm,” that highlights the urgency of [...]
The Northern California “Defend the Earth” Climate Mobilization in advance of the United Nations Conference of Parties in Paris will be held Saturday, Nov. 21 in Oakland.
By Nikolas Zelinski It has been 10 years since Katrina hit New Orleans, leaving a lasting impact and growing disparities in the hurricane’s wake. To shine a spotlight on conditions for Black people [...]
Community members and faith leaders held a public meeting this week to oppose the export of coal from a terminal at the City of Oakland’s Army Base development project.
The Black Urban Growers National Group (www.blackurbangrowers.org), the organization of Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners committed to building networks and community support for growers in both urban and rural settings, is holding its Fifth Annual [...]
By Ned MacKay Autumn is an active time in the East Bay Regional Parks. The cooler weather makes for pleasant hiking and riding, and the park district naturalists schedule lots of programs highlighting seasonal [...]
Over one hundred people, most of them drummers, gathered in front of City Hall Monday evening to bring attention to what longtime Oaklanders feel is an increase in tensions between longtime residents and [...]
Angry, desperate and determined residents filled City Council chambers Wednesday evening for a public hearing that had been called to discuss Oakland’s housing crisis, demanding that councilmembers move beyond talk to take immediate action [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News In a perfect world, we’d all be as prepared for an earthquake as Jennifer Strauss. In a perfect world, we’d also have an early-warning system to give [...]
The East 12th Wishlist team, powered by the neighborhood group Eastlake United for Justice (EUJ), submitted its proposal to Oakland City Council for the construction of 98 exclusively affordable housing units on the publicly owned [...]