Tag Archives: COVID-19

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[More]
A diverse group of people wearing masks is standing in front of the 81st Ave library in East Oakland with their hands up and socially distanced.

Oakland Library and World Central Kitchen Pair to Distribute Free Meals in East Oakland; City Council Passes Emergency Sick Leave

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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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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Oakland has over 500 COVID-19 cases

Oakland surpassed 500 coronavirus cases; workers rally by car on May Day, officials tell residents to "Give the Lake a Break."

Race and Equity Demands for Black Oakland

Letter: Alameda County should immediately increase access to testing and treatment in the African American community.