Health experts say positive cases are underreported, but high vaccination rates have meant fewer hospitalizations and deaths.
Less than a decade ago, Elazar Sontag was a high school student by day and a kitchen worker at night. Now he’s on the masthead of one of the world’s most famous food magazines.
This East Oakland native wants to open coffee culture up to all, and support some local businesses in the process.
We spoke to Dr. Noha Aboelata about the new variant BA.2, emerging COVID-19 treatments and more.
Roommates, large families, and live-work residents have encountered some challenges accessing tests from the federal government.
We asked UCSF’s Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo how people can stay safe in the face of the latest COVID-19 variant.
Reflecting on James and the Giant Cupcake’s tenth year in business.
The film is directed and produced by Berkeley resident Abby Ginzberg, a Peabody award-winning filmmaker.
Manny McCall, better known as “Pickle Pana,” is using Instagram to advertise his business venture, gaining famous clients on the way.
These Mexican and Central American bakeries offer favorites like conchas, cuellos, elotes, marranitos and — on Jan. 5-6 — roscas de reyes.
The nonprofit vegan restaurant, which employs and trains people after prison, launched the new program last month.
Homies Empowerment runs a free store in deep East Oakland to encourage community self-sufficiency.
Organizers say “scarcity is a myth,” and they’ve already set up four fridges of free food around the city. More are in the works.
Over the past two weeks, a battered downtown Oakland has been transformed by street art depicting messages of unity and resistance.
Chain pharmacies are closed across much of Oakland, but locals are organizing to make sure medicine remains accessible.
The local radio host, DJ, small-biz investor and Oakland native shares thoughtful reflections on the role of leadership in huge protests, supporting Black businesses and more.