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California attorney general touts Oakland development, calls for more affordable housing

CA Governor Newsom Deploys CHP Ft. Chris Iglesias

Declara tus impuestos gratis y en español en Oakland – Telemundo Area de la Bahía 48 (

Oakland leaders meet with Gov. Newsom to address crime | KRON4

15th annual Oakland Posada brings holiday cheer to Fruitvale (

Campaign aims to promote Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood as a holiday shopping spot – CBS San Francisco (

Giving Tuesday The Unity Council (

PHOTOS: Embracing Día de los Muertos in Oakland’s Fruitvale District | KQED

New community hub to offer resources for Fruitvale district residences (

Dia De Los Muertos en Comunidad Del Valle (Parte 1) – Telemundo Area de la Bahía 48 (

Oakland A’s Podcast: A’s Cast – Community Spotlight – Ft Caheri Gutierrez on Apple Podcasts

BART launches new phase of “Not One More Girl” anti-sexual harassment campaign – CBS San Francisco (

Festival Latino – domingo 13 de agosto en Concord | Tu Ciudad Univision San Francisco Contigo | Univision

KTVU goes to Oakland’s Fruitvale district for a Zip Trip

Oakland’s Fruitvale residents fed up with crime want more police, other safety measures (

San Francisco Chronicle: HUD chief calls Oakland ‘transit village’ a national model for housing

WAFB9: EBALDC, The Unity Council Welcome Housing and Urban Development Secretary to Bay Area

NBC Bay Area: Oakland’s Día De Los Muertos Festival Brings Returns as In-Person Event

The Oaklandside: Images from the Día de los Muertos festival in Fruitvale

East Bay Express: Healing Hearts: Fruitvale’s Dia De Los Muertos festival comes back live to focus on community health and bonding

The Oaklandside: Fruitvale’s Día de Los Muertos festival is back in person this weekend

The Oaklandside: Longtime Fruitvale restaurants cook their treasured family recipes for select Oaklanders

FOX 2: Pandemic puts pressure to keep low-income residents in homes

ABC 7 News: East Bay Community Leaders Broke Ground on a New Affordable Housing Development in the city’s Fruitvale District

KTVU Fox 2: Ground was Broken in the Fruitvale District for Nearly 200 Affordable Housing Units in Oakland

KGO Radio: Construction Underway at Fruitvale’s Casa Sueños

The Oaklandside: Giddiness, relief as Fruitvale affordable housing complex breaks ground after ‘30-year journey’

Multi-Housing News: Nonprofit JV Breaks Ground on San Francisco-Area Affordable Community

The Oaklandside: ‘We are in a race’: with delta variant cases spiking, Oakland continues vaccination push

KRON4: Oakland Fruitvale Ambassadors to continue educating community about vaccine

The San Francisco Chronicle: East Oakland groups seek emergency funds to continue COVID-19 services in hardest-hit communities

The Mercury News: ‘In the trenches:’ Students walk the streets of hard-hit Fruitvale seeking COVID vaccine holdouts

KTVU FOX 2: As Delta variant spreads, vaccine outreach targets Bay Area communities of color

KCBS Radio: Another milestone for the Latino community and vaccinations

Telemundo 48: “Por mí, por ti, por Fruitvale”: campaña busca alentar a la comunidad latina a que se vacunen contra el COVID-19 en Oakland

Post News Group: Historic Child Tax Credit Will Start Delivering Checks to East Bay Families in July, Barbara Lee says

People’s World: Historic Child Tax Credit starts in July—up to $300 per child monthly

PRESS RELEASE: The Unity Council, La Clinica, and UCSF Join Forces to Fight COVID-19 With Vaccine and Community Ambassadors in Oakland’s Hardest-Hit Fruitvale District

MEDIA ADVISORY: Historic Child Tax Credit will Start Delivering Checks to East Bay Families in July

San Francisco Chronicle: Here’s how Newsom’s stimulus expansion would work and how to know if you’d qualify

San Francisco Chronicle: ‘Better than manna from heaven’: Huge California surplus is gift for Newsom as recall fight simmers

The Union Democrat: Newsom promises additional $600 stimulus checks and $5 billion towards rental assistance

CAL MATTERS: Newsom proposes expanding Golden State stimulus to middle class

ABC7 NEWS: Oakland to host 1st taco, walking tour for Cinco de Mayo weekend

Bloomberg CityLab: Bay Area Girls Lead Campaign Against Sexual Harassment on Public Transit

Mass Transit: Community-led partnership with BART aims to eliminate sexual harassment and gender-based violence

KQED: How to Get Your California Stimulus Check — and Other Tax Credits You’re Entitled To

Health Day: AHA News: The Unity Council Helps Keep Roofs Over Residents’ Heads

San Francisco Business Times: Pivot, not panic: How The Unity Council supports communities of color during the pandemic

ABC 7 NEWS: Oakland’s Dia de los Muertos celebration lives on virtually to honor memory of loved ones

KPFA: The 2020 Election and the Black Vote; Plus: Oakland’s 25th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival goes virtual

El Tecolote: Fruitvale artist honors the dead, celebrates life of the community

East Bay Express: Day of the Dead Lives On In Fruitvale

San Francisco Business Times: What local biz organizations are most concerned about

ESRI: Maps Show the Real Picture of Race and Equity in Oakland

San Francisco Chronicle: S.F. students learning English face extra risks of falling behind in online schooling

KTVU FOX: Latino, Mam communities in Oakland’s Fruitvale test high for COVID and food insecurity

UCSF: Severe COVID-19 Impacts on Latinx, Maya Families Highlighted by Fruitvale Testing Initiative

PRESS CONFERENCE: Oakland Community Leaders, UCSF, and Mayor Schaaf Announce Data Results of COVID-19 testing event and impact of the virus on Oakland’s Fruitvale’s Latino community.

KRON 4: The Unity Council makes a difference in Oakland

KRON 4: Pop-up COVID-19 testing available in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood

San Francisco Chronicle: Mass coronavirus test program aimed at Oakland’s Fruitvale district this weekend

CBS San Francisco: Free COVID-19 Testing Available In Oakland’s Fruitvale District

NBC Bay Area: Free COVID-19 Testing in Oakland’s Fruitvale District This Weekend

KTVU: Positive COVID-19 rates in Mission District four times higher than San Francisco average.

The Mercury News: Coronavirus: UCSF launching ‘mass testing’ effort in Oakland’s Fruitvale district

Telemundo: “Prueba y Respuesta” Sanando Juntos: Fruitvale.

Univision: Familias del este de la Bahía podrán recibir un cheque por coronavirus de $500 gracias a donativo del CEO de Twitter

San Francisco Chronicle: In our COVID-19 crisis, nonprofits are stepping in where governments and businesses failed By Phil Buchanan

ABC 7 News: Oakland’s Fruitvale District a COVID-19 hot spot as California sees decline in positivity rate

San Francisco Chronicle: Mass coronavirus test program aimed at Oakland’s Fruitvale district this weekend

PRESS RELEASE: The Unity Council, UCSF, La Clínica and La Familia leading efforts for free COVID-19 “Test and Respond” campaign — Sanando Juntos: Fruitvale

The Mercury News: More than half of Latinos in California struggle to stay afloat, report finds. By Erica Hellerstein

East Bay Express: Lost in Translation: Indigenous-language speakers challenged during pandemic By By Ying Zhao and Daniel Roman

The Mercury News: Census Caravan focuses on Oakland’s hard-to-count communities

Berkeleyside: Fruitvale merchants worry about their neighborhood’s future

The San Francisco Chronicle: Can architecture slow gentrification? Restore Oakland wants to show that it can. By John King

Forbes: CARES-2 Needs To Step Up And Support Black & Brown Small Businesses

The Mercury News: Coronavirus: As unemployment claims surge, non-English speakers struggle to file applications

LISC: Celebrating Success: The Unity Council and the Bay’s Future Fund

The Mercury News: Development without gentrification? Oakland’s Fruitvale is the model, report says

The San Francisco Chronicle: Transit-village housing in Oakland’s Fruitvale gets going, after years of delays

The San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial: Faster track for transit-friendly housing

East Bay Times: Work begins on affordable housing at Fruitvale Village

East Bay Business News: Exclusive: Oakland’s largest affordable project in four years starts construction next to BART

7NEWS: Oakland mayor says protecting the most vulnerable starts with housing

Fox KTVU: Schaaf holds groundbreaking for Fruitvale affordable housing project