The rare example of an activist politician able to work effectively from within the American political system, Dellums distinguished himself by taking strong stances about divisive issues in America and on the global stage.
Boots Riley’s promising film debut takes on casual and institutional racism, corporate greed, class subjugation and coarsening public discourse.
Only California permits marijuana smoking at pot retailers with specially designed lounges. Unsurprisingly, San Francisco is the trailblazer.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gave residents a heads-up about impending immigration raids in California that ended up netting 150 people.
For $212, anyone can stake a claim to land cut from federal protection by President Trump in December. But so far, there doesn't appear to be a rush to seize the opportunity.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews director Peter Nicks, whose new documentary "The Force" chronicles changes within the Oakland, Calif., law enforcement agency.
This fly-on-the-wall documentary from filmmaker Peter Nicks offers surprisingly little insight into the Oakland Police Department.
Before his abrupt death a year ago, the pop musician made an investment in green energy that's now helping solar startups weather an assault by President Trump.
Building Code Violations and Bay Area's Unaffordable Rent Were Factors in the Oakland Warehouse Fire
The death toll in Friday's fire at a California artist-collective warehouse known as the “Ghost Ship" has risen to 36. Meanwhile, investigators are trying to figure out if anyone should be held legally responsible for the tragedy.