Community members and faith leaders are continuing to raise awareness about what they consider to be the dangers of coal to the health of residents of West Oakland and other nearby communities.
By Ned McKay Communing with nature can boost your resistance to diseases, according to an article referenced in the January issue of Consumer Reports. The article cites work by Ming Kuo, director of [...]
By Ned MacKay The presents will have been opened, the turkey served, and everyone will be looking for something to do besides standing in line to see “Star Wars.” Well, the East Bay Regional [...]
Monarch butterflies will be visiting Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont now through early next year. In addition, the rainy season clustering of ladybugs is underway in various regional parks, but especially Redwood Park in [...]
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the University of California–Berkeley are teaming up for a yearlong study of the environmental impacts of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft. <
The East 12th Wishlist Design Team, supported by the neighborhood coalition Eastlake United for Justice, has submitted a proposal to build a 100 percent affordable housing development on the contentious East 12th Street Remainder parcel [...]
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.