Cycling enthusiasts recommend the most underappreciated local bike trips — routes that don't require cars and take riders to hidden gems throughout the region.
by Sam Levin | May 20, 2015
Long-abandoned aqueduct is studied for possible inclusion into the East Bay parks system.
by Sam Levin | Aug 19, 2009
Oakland has launched a crackdown on illegal dumping, but the effort doesn't address the needs of many city residents, and it's not sustainable.
by Sam Levin | Oct 23, 2013
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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