Tag Archives: City of Oakland

An African American woman wearing a rainbow colored dress stands in front of a storefront in Oakland.

Oakland’s BIPOC-owned vandalized businesses tell their story

Oakland Voices Correspondents chat with several small, BIPOC-owned businesses in Oakland following the vandalism that affected more than 200 businesses.

Alameda County eases stay at home restrictions as coronavirus cases continue to rise

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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Oakland Forbids Parking and Food Trucks at City Parks and No Parking around Lake Merritt Fridays-Sundays

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[Read more]
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Oakland tenants strike, COVID-19 testing site opens in Deep East Oakland

Some Oakland renters are on strike. Roots opens COVID-19 testing site in East Oakland.
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Mayor Libby Schaaf to hold virtual town hall every Thursday; Community Foods Market Delivers Groceries to Seniors on EBT

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]