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Sarah Ravani

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Recent articles by Sarah:

As omicron sweeps through, concerns mount for California’s nursing homes

So far, outbreaks have been limited and manageable in nursing homes. But as omicron... → Read More

Oakland considers requiring proof of vaccination at businesses like bars, restaurants and theaters

The Oakland City Council will vote Tuesday on an emergency ordinance to require proof of... → Read More

Good food and company: Oakland market hosts annual Thanksgiving meal

Dozens of people waited in line Thursday outside Oakland’s Two Star Market, a grocery... → Read More

One person dies in fire in S.F.’s Tenderloin

One person died and two others were rescued after a fire on the sixth floor of a building in the Tenderloin. St Lowitsch / Getty Images One person died Wednesday after a fire in San Francisco’s Tenderloin, authorities said. Firefighters responded around 11 p.m. to the sixth floor of 146 McAllister St. after reports of a fire, the San Francisco Fire Department said. → Read More

Will Oakland prevent homelessness by paying part of struggling residents' rent? It's about to find out

Oakland’s program comes as the city and the rest of the Bay Area, devastated by job... → Read More

They grew up in Oakland. They owned homes. How they lost everything explains the city’s spiraling homeless crisis

The Chronicle spent five months digging into Oakland’s homeless crisis by shadowing four longtime residents to better understand their connection to the city, how they lost their housing and what the city might do to help them. → Read More

Community reels after shootout involving ex-cop: 'Is this what we want Oakland to be?'

A day after a brazen robbery turned into a deadly shootout involing a former Oakland... → Read More

Oakland to open guaranteed income applications, with spots for hundreds more city residents

The program, Oakland Resilient Families, is one of the largest of its kind in the country... → Read More

New fees considered for some national park sites in S.F., Marin

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is considering charging new fees at some park... → Read More

Bay Area wakes up to cloudy skies

Skies in the Bay Area were expected to remain cloudy for most of the day Sunday despite a... → Read More

2 men fatally shot in Oakland neighborhood, police say

Two men were shot and killed early Sunday in a residential neighborhood in East Oakland,... → Read More

California's recall election: Elder removes voting fraud claim from website

Republican Larry Elder, the leading candidate among rivals jockeying to replace Gavin... → Read More

Police respond to reports of shooting near Oakland Tech High School

No victims have been located at this time and the shooting appears to have happened on... → Read More

California fires: Defying evacuations, River Fire holdouts stay to defend homes

Fire officials have threatened, cajoled and begged people to heed evacuation orders in... → Read More

Oakland City Council could take key vote Tuesday on A's Howard Terminal ballpark and development

Tuesday’s vote could determine the A’s future in Oakland. A “yes” vote could... → Read More

An empty Oakland site planned for a residential tower could host tiny homes for the homeless

The city is moving ahead with a plan for 60 tiny homes for people who currently live on... → Read More

Oakland council members clash with Mayor Libby Schaaf over their plan for more police cuts

Several Oakland City Council members proposed Monday cutting about $18.4 million from the... → Read More

The pandemic disrupted many Bay Area lives. For those with dementia, it was catastrophic

The pandemic forced assisted care facilities and nursing homes to close to the outside world and to confine residents to their rooms. The isolation was devastating. → Read More

Piedmont residents - mostly wealthy and white

Piedmont — which has a median household income of nearly $225,000 per year and is 74%... → Read More

Oakland officers found a man unconscious in a car with a gun. Then police reform advocates stepped in

The incident intensified the debate about how to de-escalate dangerous situations with... → Read More