.Diego Aguilar-Canabal

Oct 7, 2020

Risky Proposition

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have spent close to $200 million dollars in their campaign to support Proposition 22, which would exempt app-based companies from...
Apr 22, 2020

Sick, But Not Diagnosed

Joshua Davis woke up feverish and coughing on the night of March 11. The next morning, the 29-year-old Oakland resident called his healthcare provider...
Sep 4, 2019

The Wired World of Dingbat Superminx

Oakland’s indie-pop sensation Dingbat Superminx is many things — part traveling circus act, part rock band, part improv theater and confessional love songs. Most...
Jul 24, 2019

Can Oakland’s Soda Tax Fund a Healthier Town?

Town Camp has provided camp access to kids from all across Oakland. Credits: Photo by Diego Aguilar-Canabal A pool noodle javelin sailed through the bright blue...
Jul 17, 2019

Mobility and Equity

It didn’t take long after the introduction of scooters to downtown Oakland for the complexion of transportation to begin changing. Credits: Photo by Paul Haggard Remi...
Jul 3, 2019

Despite Reprieve From Supreme Court, Census Watchers Worry About 2020

County officials and nonprofit service providers are still worried that the Trump Administration will scare immigrants into not participating. Credits: Map courtesy of Alameda County Even...
Jun 19, 2019

The Musical Reinvention of Dax Pierson

Dax Pierson had to put together a new workflow for recording music after his accident. His label founder says there’s nothing else like it. Credits:...
Jun 12, 2019

Oakland’s Budget Battle Heats Up

City Council President Rebecca Kaplan speaks at a recent budget rally. Credits: Photo by Diego Aguilar-Canabal When the California economy booms, cities like Oakland are structurally...