Oakland

LIVE: Watch Protesters Shut Down the Oakland Police Department

Demonstrators have chained themselves to the entrance of the station.

BART Cop Involved in Oscar Grant's Shooting Won't Get His Job Back

Pirone kneed Grant in the head in the moments before Grant was killed.

Powerful Short Film Captures High School Football Team in Oakland's 'Kill Zone'

Follow the new coach of Castlemont High School’s football team.

Watch Graffiti Artist Jurne Create a Love Letter to Oakland

This video from photographer Lea Bruno perfectly captures the town’s vibrant spirit.

Watch These Oakland Women Turf Battle [VIDEO]

They pretty much kill it.

'Souls of Mischief' Welcomes You to '90s Oakland on New Album (Full Stream)

The group’s fifth studio album celebrates the city that made it.

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

Workers say racial tensions are high at the city work yard.

This Is What Happens When Your 'Punk-Funk Communist Revolution Band' Goes to Cleveland

Boots Riley made a local FOX affiliate very angry.

Queen Crescent: 'We Just Really Want to Make a Statement'

The Oakland punk band is out to change the perception of who can rock out.

Revisiting a Southeast Asian Teen Couple, 16 Years Later

Momo Chang revisits the main characters from “Kelly Loves Tony.”

Futbolistas 4 Life Follows Youth Bringing a Soccer Field to Oakland's Fruitvale

Youth turn to soccer, and a campaign to transform their school playground into a soccer field, as a refuge from deadly gun violence in their community.

In Gentrified Oakland, Private Security Takes Hold

Some of Oakland’s new residents are using crowdfunding campaigns to hire private security patrols–but not all neighbors support the move.

Cycling for Change

With branches in Atlanta, Chicago, New York City and Oakland, the bike collective Red, Black and Green is making cycling cool for black folks.

It's Been 24 Years Since Huey P. Newton Died in Oakland

Watch Newton in his own words.

NFL Star Marshawn Lynch Cameos in Adorable Oakland Schools Video

“I’m an Oakland school kid” wants to get the message out that class can be fun.

Ryan Coogler, Oscar Grant, and the Basic Humanity of Black Men

Perhaps the director’s biggest achievement in his debut film “Fruitvale Station” is his deliberate attempt to make Oscar Grant less of a martyr.

'Fruitvale Station,' a Landmark

A new feature film on Oscar Grant’s killing takes its name from a landmark in a community that’s lived through, and fought back against, too much police violence.

3 Random Things You Probably Didn't Know About 'Fruitvale Station' Director Ryan Coogler

He’s basically just a really down-to-earth dude who makes films.

Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale' Now Has a July Release Date

“Fruitvale,” the film based on the 2009 shooting of Oscar Grant, is set to hit theaters on July 26–three months before its originally scheduled release date.

What's in Store for Oakland With 'Supercop' William Bratton on the Beat?

The city is struggling with violent crime and police scandal. But is Bratton’s reputation for cleaning up both things earned, or just saber-rattling and good PR.