Retailer West Elm is teaming up with Signature Development Group to build a new Uptown hotel that celebrates Oakland’s resurgence.
A self-described bookstore evangelistic zealot, an Alamedan convinces booklovers to come together to re-launch an indie bookstore.
Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
Alameda names not one but two poet laureates, thinking two bards just may be better than one.
Slogans like Black Lives Matter and Everyone Belongs here pop up on the pint-sized doors.
How African Americans were blocked from living in most East Bay neighborhoods: an excerpt from the 2017 book "The Color of Law."
Alameda Point Collaborative board member Kathryn Sáenz Duke talks about how to end homelessness and poverty.
Twin Peaks’ Deputy Hawk turns art into a political act with ledger art.
Alameda readers respond to Alameda as a progressive stronghold and affordable rental housing.
Alameda’s influential firefighters’ union is at war with Jill Keimach over how she selected the new chief of the Island’s fire department.