oakland warehouse fire

Ghost Ship Defendants to Accept Plea Deal for Less Than 10 Years in Prison: Report

Two defendants in the criminal trial stemming from the deadly 2016 fire at the Ghost Ship warehouse and art collective in Oakland, California are expected…
Anna Gaca / July 2, 2018

Ghost Ship Organizers Reportedly Arrested on 36 Counts of Manslaughter

Derick Almena, the "master tenant" of Oakland's Ghost Ship, the warehouse and DIY arts space where 36 people were killed in a fire late last…
Andy Cush / June 5, 2017

100% Silk Reissues Tapes by Cherushii and Nackt, Artists Killed in Ghost Ship Fire

L.A.-based record label 100% Silk is issuing memorial editions of two tapes by underground producers Cherushii and Nackt. Both artists—real names Chelsea Faith and Johnny…
Anna Gaca / January 31, 2017

Oakland Mayor Announces Protections for Tenants at DIY Spaces Following Ghost Ship Fire

In the wake of the deadly fire that killed 36 people at Oakland, California's Ghost Ship warehouse in December, DIY arts venues across the country have faced increased…
Anna Gaca / January 12, 2017

YACHT, Owen Pallett, Helado Negro, More Contribute to Lives Through Magic Compilation Benefitting Ghost Ship Fire Victims

More than 40 electronic musicians have contributed songs to a new charity compilation commemorating victims of December's deadly fire at the Ghost Ship warehouse arts space…
Anna Gaca / January 9, 2017

Ghost Ship Victims’ Families Sue Landlord, Managers, Local Government, and Others

The families of two young people killed in Oakland's Ghost Ship warehouse fire earlier this month have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a host of…
Anna Gaca / December 27, 2016

Oakland Mayor Announces $1.7 Million for Affordable Arts Spaces in Wake of Warehouse Fire

In the aftermath of this weekend's deadly fire at the Ghost Ship artists' warehouse in Oakland, California, city mayor Libby Schaaf has announced a $1.7 million project intended…
Anna Gaca / December 8, 2016

“What Do You Want Me to Say?” Manager of Oakland Fire Building Asks in Intense Interview on Today

Derick Almena, manager of the Oakland warehouse that caught fire over the weekend, killing at least 36 people, gave an interview with the Today show this morning.
Andy Cush / December 6, 2016

At Least 24 Dead After Fire in Oakland Warehouse

The death toll from a massive fire at an Oakland alternative arts and music space continues to rise, officials told news outlets Sunday morning.
Dale Eisinger / December 4, 2016