Stories about Oakland

Tenants block Oakland landlord from sending speculators to inspect apartments

Loud rally keeps investors from entering units during the COVID crisis.

A brief history of replacing Trump with kittens

At first, a purr-worthy plugin purged Web images of authoritarian leaders. Now, it's a call to claw out new media sources

Laborfest 2020 highlights global struggle from Vietnam to George Floyd uprising

A packed month for the essential fest, featuring SF Mime Troupe, labor leaders, film, arts, music, more

Black youth a new organizing force in Oakland

Young leaders are expanding and reimagining what solidarity and equity looks like.

New Music: Chroma’s ‘Source of Nurture’ comp features East Bay faves

Club Chai's Lara Sarkissian and 8ULENTINA contribute to charitable project, which centers work by women of color

On Juneteenth, Black leaders detail lingering obstacles to change

'It will take more than a holiday': Incarceration, environmental degradation, lack of investment highlighted.

Labor unions join call to defund the police

Demonstrators from union coalition demand Police Officers Associations embrace reforms or be expelled from labor federations.

Score new music on Juneteenth—and support NAACP Legal Fund

Nappy Nina, King Britt, Moodymann, Georgia Ann Muldrow, and more great picks as Bandcamp donates its fees this Friday.

Screen Grabs: Two movies so bad they’re (almost) good

Plus: Religious quandaries and LGBTQ issues, the vanishing of the bees, more films to check out

The plutonium of Artificial Intelligence could be coming to a city near you

Facial recognition technology is a frightening threat to our civil liberties -- and government and corporations are starting to use it without adequate controls.