There is a maxim in journalism, “If it bleeds, it leads,” and there have been seemingly endless stories of violence both far and near. Here in Oakland, there is a seeming daily litany of violence[Read more]
When every outlet from CNN to Fox leads with Oakland’s unprecedented crime wave, it causes concern and invites fear. But what does it mean? Really. California is among the 20 most dangerous states in America.[Read more]
Dear Oakland Voices community, It has been quite a year during the pandemic, and Oakland Voices staff members are taking a short break to recuperate and spend more time with our families. We will be[Read more]
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]
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.
Follow Oakland Voices’ COVID-19 coverage here, with twice-a-week news updates and articles. Check out Masks We Wear, reflections from our Oakland Voices Correspondents about how they feel wearing a mask and the issues it brings[Read more]