Amid coronavirus, teachers reach tentative deal and police say crime on the rise.
Oakland Voices interviewed five young leaders who have taken the Black Lives Matter Movement by storm and reminded us that not only are our youth the future, but they are also the present.
Oakland COVID-19 Updates: Oakland cases increasing, artists create masks, and Oakland Police arrest two outreach workers serving unhoused residents.
Oakland Police arrest two homeless outreach workers at gunpoint in a case of mistaken identity. One man was arrested, cited, and released.
COVID-19 in Oakland: First coronavirus-related death in Alameda County, AC Transit fare-free, Oakland schools closed, Kaiser treats cruise ship passengers or crew.
National Night Out, what a turnout this year! There were so many in the Clinton/ Bella Vista area I barely scratched the surface going to the three you see here. I started at Bella Vista[Read more]
By Ronald Owens What’s more valuable, your life or a stolen vehicle? To most people, that’s probably a no-brainer. Your life, of course. Let’s rephrase the question. What’s more valuable to a police officer chasing[Read more]
By Debora Gordon Lam was, and perhaps still is, a young man with a lot of potential. He could have gone on to lead a life of commonplace trials and triumphs; having a family, a job[Read more]
By Debora Gordon Every time a student does poorly in school, or drops out, there is likely a great increase in the chances he will wind up in prison. I recall in my discussion with[Read more]
By Debora Gordon On Sunday, December 9th, I headed back to prison. When I arrived, I learned the previous day’s lock down had been lifted. Many of the same visitors were there again. The woman[Read more]