When it comes to housing its students, UC Berkeley is anything but the University of California’s crown jewel.
The popular lake has closed four consecutive years because of toxic algae blooms—an increasing problem found around the globe.
Alameda landlords successfully blocked the city’s new tenant-backed just cause eviction law—and started a new war in the process.
Alameda County’s newest courthouse has been criticized for limiting access for the county’s poorest residents—who are exactly the people who paid for it.
Activists won commitments from Bay Area planners to find ways to build more affordable housing in the region.
On the eve of his retirement, the federal judge who reshaped the state’s prison system and the Oakland Police Department speaks on his role in the civil rights movement and the future of justice in the Trump era.
After bulldozing neighborhoods early in its history, BART now wants to build communities.
A years-long project to remove highly toxic lead-based paint from 6,000 PG&E transmission towers gets started this summer in Alameda County.
After the executive director of Alameda’s animal shelter left, the shelter and city stopped fighting, agreed to a new deal, and started talking about building a new facility.
Three years ago, Children’s Hospital Oakland merged with UC San Francisco and received $50 million from Marc Benioff. Yet now it’s facing major budget cuts.