The Freedom Farmers Market is providing the West Oakland community a space to celebrate the culture and community of Black life by providing fresh fruits and vegetables grown by Black farmers.
The Oakland City Council will hold a hearing on Monday, Sept. 21 to allow the public to voice its opinions on the export of coal through the Oakland Army Base.
By SFSU News When doing research in vulnerable communities, do academics seek to improve the lives of residents or are they focused on their own publication goals or getting tenure?
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 [...]