Oakland, California

Derick Almena faces 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in a 2016 fire at a warehouse used for artist housing and events in Oakland, California.
Wanda Johnson, the mother of the 22-year-old father and victim of a fatal police shooting, said her son “did not die in vain.”
From 2012 to 2018, the city in California's Bay Area cut its annual homicides and nonfatal shootings by nearly half, according to reports. But how?
Robert Jacobitz, who was scheduled to testify this week in the deadly warehouse fire trial in Oakland, California, died in a car crash, prosecutors said.
Derick Almena and Max Harris both face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter over the warehouse blaze.
A new contract reached between California teachers and the Bay Area school district includes higher wages and reduced class sizes.
Thousands of California teachers in the Bay Area city are demanding better pay and classroom conditions.
“People can’t afford to live here,” said one Oakland, California, teacher who's striking to win higher wages.
“We’re asking for the education our students deserve,” one teacher at an Oakland, California, school said.
The former president and NBA star Steph Curry spoke about the need for young men of color to create spaces “to talk about vulnerabilities” at a California event.
The California senator, who has faced scrutiny over her record as a prosecutor, officially launched her presidential campaign in Oakland.
The California senator announced her bid on Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the campaign theme "For the people."
She disputes the police version of an incident involving dogs, pepper spray and an altercation in a California park.
Long wait and lack of money plague efforts to offer financial aid and boost access to the booming industry.
The 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people was a civic tragedy decades in the making.
A tiny Oakland coffee shop offers hope for greater community control of land, housing and neighborhood-based businesses.
During a showcase game on Tuesday, the NBA star honored the 18-year-old recent high school graduate who was killed in Oakland last month.
White people, from "the marrow of our privileged bones," should acknowledge "the truth that ALL black people fear for their lives DAILY," she wrote on Instagram.
"She's just yelling my name, 'Tifah, Tifah, Tifah,' and I said, 'I got you baby, I got you,'" recounted Nia Wilson's sister.
The film, written by Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal, explores the ways people express their grief when protests against brutality die down.