Tag Archives: West Oakland

Three Black folks stand against a bright orange background with arms round each other

Oakland Black Pride Director Olaywa Austin on Returning Pride to “Its Very Black and Very Queer Roots”

While San Francisco Pride events start June 11, and will be different from Oakland Pride, which occurs September 11-12, Oakland Black Pride is organizing its own events. This includes Zoom panels that provide community-centered discussions,[Read more]
A firefighter is holding a glass container of hand sanitizer. In the back is a bright red firetruck that says "Oakland Fire Dept."

West Oakland Distillery Wright & Brown is Keeping It Clean By Producing Hand Sanitizer for First Responders

Wright & Brown Distilling Co. has been in West Oakland for five years, making award-winning bourbon, rye whiskey, rum, and single malt. Each one of their bottles are made onsite, starting with a 250 gallon[Read more]

McClymonds High parents express concern for students health, education following campus closure

Following the closure of McClymonds High School due to potentially contaminated water, parents are concerned about the health of their children and the closure will have on their students.