Long-abandoned aqueduct is studied for possible inclusion into the East Bay parks system.
by Sam Levin | Aug 19, 2009
A growing number of Oakland families are making the switch from private schools.
by Sam Levin | Jun 10, 2009
Student Facebook postings using the word "nigga" create on-campus furor.
by Sam Levin | Jun 17, 2009
White Oakland residents are increasingly using the popular social networking site to report "suspicious activity" about their Black neighbors — and families of color fear the consequences could be fatal.
by Sam Levin | Oct 7, 2015
Despite ongoing efforts to reduce the jail population and prioritize social services, the Alameda County Sheriff's Office is quietly pursuing $80 million to build a new jail unit.
by Sam Levin | Sep 16, 2015
California prisons fail to help abuse victims and the mentally ill rehabilitate behind bars — and refuse to grant them parole so they can turn their lives around with loved ones on the outside.
by Sam Levin | Jan 13, 2016
California wastes tens of millions of dollars a year keeping people in prison long after they've been rehabilitated — denying parole for arbitrary reasons and destroying lives in the process.
by Sam Levin | Jan 6, 2016
In her new book, We Have The Technology, the Oakland journalist investigates the wildest innovations of sensory science and challenges fundamental notions of human perception.
by Sam Levin | Dec 30, 2015
High school students spearheaded successful protests and rallies throughout 2015 — shaping local social justice movements and forcing administrators to rethink controversial decisions.
by Sam Levin | Dec 23, 2015
by Sam Levin | Dec 9, 2015
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