Alameda County now has the highest number of cases in the Bay Area, at 2,560 as of data from May 19, 2020
Oakland Muslims observe month of Ramadan during COVID-19 pandemic by fasting and praying at home, as local mosques closed.
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Alameda County health officials eased restrictions on businesses as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Santa Rita inmates fear exposure to coronavirus.
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The City of Oakland has announced new restrictions around city parks. Starting today, Friday, May 15 and through Sunday, May 31, the City is prohibiting vendors (such as food trucks) on the perimeters of city[More]
Additional Food Distribution in East Oakland: Salvation Army and 81st Avenue Branch of the OPL Food insecurity is still very prevalent. There are several more places offering food distribution. Salvation Army and Acts Full Gospel[More]
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Two months into schools being closed, three East Oakland teachers say some students have yet to have internet access during this time, and how many students do not like online learning.
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What's it like to shelter-in-place with your siblings while recording an album? JAX in East Oakland tells us.
Some Oakland renters are on strike. Roots opens COVID-19 testing site in East Oakland.
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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 allow for social distancing, a half dozen volunteers wearing masks[More]
Oakland High School graduate creates laser cut face shields for Kaiser nurses.
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