News from Cityside

September 23, 2022

The JCPA isn’t the answer to the problems ailing local news

By Lance Knobel

October 23, 2021

The Oaklandside wins Nonprofit News Award

August 2, 2021

The Oaklandside welcomes 2 new reporters: David DeBolt and Jose Fermoso

Award-winning Bay Area journalist DeBolt will report on City Hall and policing, while Fermoso joins the newsroom on a Knight-Wallace Fellowship to examine the reasons for Oakland’s unsafe streets.

July 26, 2021

Berkeleyside hires Nico Savidge as senior reporter

The award-winning reporter will cover City Hall. He comes from the Mercury News where he covered more than two dozen transportation agencies.

April 8, 2021

Berkeleyside names Pamela Turntine, a Pulitzer Prize winning veteran journalist, as its new editor-in-chief

Turntine brings decades of editing experience and a knack for breaking news. A new managing editor also joins the team as we launch a founders’ fund for local journalism.

November 30, 2020

Cityside named Publisher of the Year for ‘excellent coverage’ and its vision for serving communities

Cityside, parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside, was recognized for its journalism and the vision and principles it has built for its role in the communities it serves.

June 16, 2020

Cityside launches The Oaklandside, sister site to Berkeleyside, built on a foundation of listening

The Oaklandside is the first launch for Cityside, the newly formed nonprofit that is also parent to Berkeleyside.

June 1, 2020

Cityside, a new civic journalism platform, aims to help solve the crisis in local news

Cityside will be the parent nonprofit for Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside