Oakland City Council adopts an eviction moratorium; Oakland nurses and doctors protest; grocery stores respond to COVID-19.
As the number of COVID-19 cases rise throughout the United States, we are keeping track of news in Oakland related to coronavirus. As of Tuesday, Alameda County has 135 confirmed cases (they do not release[More]
Six places of worship in Oakland providing virtual spiritual services during COVID-19 pandemic and Bay Area shelter-in-place.
Editor’s Note: Aqueila M. Lewis-Ross is an Oakland Voices Alumna correspondent who participated in the 2015-2016 cohort. Lewis, who previously lived in Oakland for 12 years, has struggled with being unhoused and is not alone.[More]
COVID-19 in Oakland: First coronavirus-related death in Alameda County, AC Transit fare-free, Oakland schools closed, Kaiser treats cruise ship passengers or crew.
As we continue to grapple with COVID-19, many are faced with compromising situations such as how to deal with the sudden loss of employment and how to properly prepare and stay healthy. As some folks[More]
Last Friday, in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak, the Oakland Unified School District announced that all schools and child development centers would be closing for three weeks at the end of the day. On[More]
Bay Area lockdown expands to entire state of California; Oakland City Council hopes to halt evictions; BART to cut service; and Grand Princess leaves Port of Oakland.
Bay Area health officials order residents to stay home.
Oakland and Alameda County officials are measuring levels of vaporized trichlorethylene (TCE) at McClymonds High School.