Oakland school board gives 40-year lease to charter school and extends school police contract.
View agendas, meeting details, and videos of past and present OUSD Board meetings here. The District is required to publicly notice meetings at least 24 hours in advance. In the midst of an unprecedented global[Read more]
The Oakland Slow Streets project is supposed to provide space for residents to practice social distancing, but some worry it is a tool for displacement.
COVID-19 Updates: Oakland residents must wear face coverings in public; protesters call for release of Santa Rita Jail inmates; Mayor announces task force.
As of today, 220 people in Oakland have tested positive for COVID-19. Check Alameda County’s COVID-19 dashboard here for up-to-date information. Follow all of Oakland Voices coverage on coronavirus in Oakland on our COVID-19 updates[Read more]
Oakland families are adjusting differently to the COVID-19 related shelter-in-place order. Amelah El-Amin profiles different families in East and West Oakland.
The shelter in place order has led churches to use technology to provide accessibility to spiritual services, like Easter.
Ryan Barba's life has been interupted by COVID-19. As a community college student and part-time essential worker, he is adapting to new routines and communication.
Starting this weekend, Oakland closed 74-miles of streets to thru traffic.
"It's not just the virus that I'm afraid of. It is this human contact that has made me realize and admit it's the solitude that I am afraid of. The admission that I depend on[Read more]