Oakland, California

Politics
The presidential candidate talked about the housing crisis while visiting a homeless encampment in Oakland, California.
Politics
The presidential contender spoke with community leaders in Oakland, California, about equity and justice in the legal weed industry.
U.S. News
Derick Almena faces 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in a 2016 fire at a warehouse used for artist housing and events in Oakland, California.
Black Voices
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.”
Crime
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?
U.S. News
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.
U.S. News
Derick Almena and Max Harris both face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter over the warehouse blaze.
U.S. News
A new contract reached between California teachers and the Bay Area school district includes higher wages and reduced class sizes.
U.S. News
Thousands of California teachers in the Bay Area city are demanding better pay and classroom conditions.
U.S. News
“People can’t afford to live here,” said one Oakland, California, teacher who's striking to win higher wages.
U.S. News
“We’re asking for the education our students deserve,” one teacher at an Oakland, California, school said.
Politics
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.
Politics
The California senator, who has faced scrutiny over her record as a prosecutor, officially launched her presidential campaign in Oakland.
Politics
The California senator announced her bid on Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the campaign theme "For the people."
U.S. News
She disputes the police version of an incident involving dogs, pepper spray and an altercation in a California park.
U.S. News
Long wait and lack of money plague efforts to offer financial aid and boost access to the booming industry.
Huffington Post
The 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people was a civic tragedy decades in the making.
Opinion
A tiny Oakland coffee shop offers hope for greater community control of land, housing and neighborhood-based businesses.
Politics
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.
Black Voices
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.