Nation Apr 30

Trial begins for 2016 Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36

Derick Almena and Max Harris have been in jail since they were charged with involuntary manslaughter in June 2017, six months after people at an electronic music show struggled to escape the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland.

Education Feb 21

Why Oakland teachers are on strike

Teachers in Oakland, California, went on strike Thursday, part of a national wave of discontent by educators over classroom conditions, pay and other issues. Student photographers at Youth Beat, a PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab, captured the first day of…

Arts Dec 28

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This choir finds harmony in different faiths

The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir brings together musicians and singers from at least 13 faiths and various backgrounds in order to inspire and unite. Three members offer their Brief but Spectacular take on getting along, having faith and healing through…

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