As I struggled trying to figure out how to host a Zoom meeting for the first time, the two 10th graders whom I was trying to interview sent me a link to a meeting that[Read more]
Local investigative reporting by Oakland Voices Co-Director Rasheed Shabazz leads to DA charges against towing company
Family, community gathers in Oakland to remember Oscar Grant.
Redistricting impacts Oakland resident's political representation and access to resources.
On any given night, over half a million Americans experience homelessness. A 2019 count indicated more than 4,000 unhoused residents live in Oakland. Resheemah White, also known to friends as “RoRo,” was one of them[Read more]
Yesterday, Oakland City Council members passed an ordinance that would go into effect on February 1, 2022. It would require that everyone 12 years and older (except those medically exempt) need proof of vaccination to[Read more]
When Oakland Students Need to be Vaccinated OUSD pushed back the deadline of vaccine requirements for children aged 12 and up to February (previously, it was January). (Children must be fully vaccinated with two shots[Read more]
This article is republished from Kaiser Health News. As more indoor venues require proof of vaccination for entrance and with winter—as well as omicron, a new covid variant—looming, scientists and public health officials are debating[Read more]
The first known COVID omicron variant case has been reported in the U.S. after a traveler from South Africa arrived in San Francisco. From CNN: “The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on November[Read more]
Many of us are tired of hearing about COVID and would like to be able to see friends, travel, and gather. Some of us have already been doing that. After vaccines were introduced, there was[Read more]