Bill Joyce is a retired Berkeley teacher and 2016 alumnus of Oakland Voices.
Stories by Bill
Activists from Oakland are letter-writing and phone-banking in hopes of a Democratic senate takeover in Georgia, which would give Vice President-elect Kamala Harris the tie-breaking[Read more]
I learned there’s now a term to describe people like me who are undisciplined mask wearers — maskholes. You know the type: we slop them[Read more]
Oakland Voices Correspondents chat with several small, BIPOC-owned businesses in Oakland following the vandalism that affected more than 200 businesses.
Oakland Voices interviewed five young leaders who have taken the Black Lives Matter Movement by storm and reminded us that not only are our youth[Read more]
Long before hundreds of vehicles roll up on Tuesday morning, a half dozen volunteers are on the job. Along a makeshift assembly line, extended to[Read more]
Mine is the only car as I pull up to 35th and MacArthur early Tuesday morning. Usually swarming with students on their way to Skyline[Read more]
The Kinfolks Motorcycle Club’s annual Thanksgiving dinner at Palo Vista Gardens is still an hour away but the dinner guests are already gathering. Joanne Berstine,[Read more]
Magic in all its mystery hung, literally, in the air at a recent meeting of the Oakland Magic Circle (OMC). Twelve- year- old Azlan Dubin[Read more]
[slideshow_deploy id=’11545′] As the unsettling sifting of the ashes of the Ghost Ship fire drew to a close Wednesday, three blocks away at St. Elizabeth[Read more]
(On the 2nd weekend in October, labor activists, military veterans, musicians, artists, and people of faith from across the US converged on both sides of[Read more]