Oakland, California

In a narrow vote, the California city's school board decided to close seven schools and merge others over two years in the majority Black and Latinx district.
“Facebook must be held responsible for the harm it has caused ... by promoting extremist content,” said the sister of a slain federal security officer.
The number of lives lost, as recorded by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population of Baltimore or Milwaukee.
In California’s Bay Area, organizers are fighting for Asian Americans to feel safe — from hate crimes and racism, but also from climate change, the housing crisis and more.
The guaranteed income program follows in the footsteps of Stockton’s, which found recipients had better mental health and got full-time jobs at higher rates.
The artist who sculpted the ceramic bust called the vandalism "an act of racism." Police are investigating.
The Northern California school district, where students of color are a majority, is the latest to cut ties with police amid nationwide anti-racism protests.
The Oakland Police Department, with help from the FBI, is investigating both displays as possible hate crimes.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf dismissed the idea that the ropes were meant to be used as exercise equipment.
U.S. cities are closing down streets to car traffic and opening them up to people. But which neighborhoods get them and whether they'll stay remains to be seen.