Ed, sole caregiver for his wife, both contract COVID-19 despite precautions.
Residents in "high risk" neighborhoods including East Oakland, West Oakland, and Fruitvale/San Antonio are eligible for the $1,250 stipend.
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 on like an old sock.
The test site will provide language assistance and is by appointment only.
Final plans on reopening OUSD schools will be announced on Friday, July 10.
Ryan Barba's life has been interupted by COVID-19. As a community college student and part-time essential worker, he is adapting to new routines and communication.
"It's not just the virus that I'm afraid of. It is this human contact that has made me realize and admit it's the solitude that I am afraid of. The admission that I depend on[Read more]
Alameda County releases city-level data on COVID-19 cases. Oakland Voices correspondents share their experiences during pandemic. Support for local workers and food stamp recipients.
It’s 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday evening in Oakland and neighbors are gathering for a quickly-arranged concert on their street. People sit and stand on their porches, steps, and sidewalks. An older couple enjoys the concert[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 High and workers heading downtown or BART, only one man[Read more]