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Sep 06, 2018
Oakland

With California fires raging, agency takes action to prevent a blaze in the East Bay hills

The East Bay Regional Park District aims to prevent fires from starting and spreading from the East Bay hills to urban neighborhoods. Read More

Aug 20, 2018
Oakland

Oakland considers regulations for dockless scooters and bicycles

A proposed ordinance would require designated locations for dockless bikes and scooters, and a cap on their total numbers. Read More

Aug 01, 2018
Oakland

204-unit residential building with Whole Foods store on the way to 51st & Telegraph

A new mixed-use development in Temescal will deliver a Whole Foods 365 store and lots of housing, including 17 "very low income" units. Read More

Jul 31, 2018
Oakland

New murals aim to bring attention to still-unfinished East Bay Greenway

Two new murals from The Original Scraper Bike Team aim to draw attention to the still-uncompleted 16-mile bicycle and pedestrian path. Read More

Jul 25, 2018
Oakland

Pedalfest returns to Jack London Square

Last year, 20,000 people attended the East Bay bicycle festival. Read More

Jul 18, 2018
Oakland

MacArthur BART kicks off 2-year plaza redevelopment

Once complete, the MacArthur Station Residences will become the tallest building in North Oakland. Read More

Jun 26, 2018
Oakland

Oakland Public Library summer lunch program feeds bodies, minds

Kids and teens can enjoy a free, nutritious lunch at six branch locations. Read More

Jun 26, 2018
Oakland

Street art deal: Oakland DOT rolls out beautification program

OakDOT will approve up to thirty temporary street murals throughout the city. Read More

Jun 22, 2018
Oakland

Print periodical shop Issues relocating to Longfellow from Piedmont Ave

The magazine specialty store is moving into a shipping container across from the MacArthur BART station. Read More

Jun 22, 2018
Oakland

Firebrand Artisan Breads to reopen on July 2 after fire [Updated]

Fire damage to the bakery's electrical and ventilation systems forced a temporary closure. Read More

Jun 14, 2018
Oakland

A+ Burger opens in Upper Telegraph

The neighborhood's newest restaurant offers new takes on classic burgers. Read More

Jun 12, 2018
Oakland

NYC-based chain taking over Lanesplitter Pizza's Temescal location

Artichoke Basille’s Pizza will take over the spot this fall. Read More

Jun 12, 2018
Oakland

Temescal wellness cafe under new ownership

The Well is set to reopen on August 1 with later hours and a revamped menu. Read More

Jun 06, 2018
Oakland

Raising spirits: E-40 debuts tequila at Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill

Throughout the NBA Finals, the restaurant is exclusively serving the rapper's tequila at its new pier bar. Read More

Jun 04, 2018
Oakland

West Oakland tinkerer, mentor 'Tall Paul' passes away at 62

"Tall Paul" Brown, known for his custom-built, double-stacked bicycles, died on May 26. Read More

May 22, 2018
May 17, 2018
Oakland

Hello Stranger plans June introduction in Uptown

An atmospheric nightclub with a bar, lounge and performance space is coming to Broadway. Read More

May 15, 2018
Oakland

A's celebrate 5 decades in Oakland with 50 Stomper statues

Each human-sized statue has been customized by a local artist. Read More

May 15, 2018
Oakland

Uptown's Craft & Spoon lunch counter to shutter on Friday

Citing pressure from gentrification, the weekday eatery will close after less than a year in business. Read More

May 11, 2018
Oakland

Hey, grill: Roam Artisan Burgers opens in Uptown

This is the ethically-sourced burger chain's first Oakland outpost. Read More

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018
Oakland

Lava Mae mobile shower service expands to Oakland

The nonprofit also offers free showers to homeless residents in LA and SF. Read More

May 10, 2018
Oakland

Grand Lake's Boot & Shoe Service changing hands

“Everything that’s great about this restaurant we plan on keeping,” said co-owner Jen Cremer. Read More

May 09, 2018
Oakland

The Town on 2 wheels: Bike to Work Day in Oakland

Tomorrow, the city rolls out the red carpet for local cyclists. Read More

May 08, 2018
Oakland

City begins clearing Northgate Avenue homeless encampment

“There’s been a lot of safety problems here and this is our attempt to resolve that," said a city employee. Read More