Issue Archive for Oct 31 - Nov 6, 2018 Vol. 41, No. 4
Over the years, the UC Berkeley Police Department has escaped scrutiny, despite evidence of racial profiling, biased policing, and a lack of oversight.
by Rasheed Shabazz | Oct 31, 2018
And the corporate coal mining entity behind it has rebranded itself amid financial problems as developer Phil Tagami files a claim against the city.
by Patrick Hoge | Oct 31, 2018
California’s school bond system is dominated by well-funded private interests and plagued by a lack of oversight.
by Brian Krans | Nov 2, 2018
Environmentalists say Bay Area regulators are continuing to drag their feet on dealing with air pollution from refineries. And residents in vulnerable communities are paying the price.
by Jean Tepperman | Nov 1, 2018
Alameda's interim city manager and city attorney say emails among top officials discussing Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer's refusal to pay back $100 must be kept secret.
by Steven Tavares | Oct 31, 2018
The well-funded Oakland Children's Initiative — Measure AA — is providing the mayor with the equivalent of hundreds of thousands in campaign ads while she runs for reelection.
by Darwin BondGraham | Oct 31, 2018
Environmentalists and Alameda residents are upset that the sheriff’s office held an Urban Shield military-like training exercise at a nature preserve and bird refuge.
by Susie Neilson | Oct 31, 2018
With his new sci-fi novel, the Oakland author paints a future with shades of gray.
by Brandon Yu | Oct 31, 2018
Painful sex after childbirth is a common struggle, but there are options.
by Dan Savage | Oct 31, 2018
What’s the true value of contemporary art in an overheated economy?
by Kelly Vance | Oct 26, 2018
Sasha Waters Freyer's documentary portrays the life of a complicated mid-century street photographer.
by Kelly Vance | Oct 31, 2018
At the new Oakland Chinatown restaurant, enjoy traditional Shanxi-style knife-shaved noodles made by a third-generation noodle-maker.
by Katherine Hamilton | Oct 31, 2018
The Oakland-born singer returns home for a four-night residency.
by Azucena Rasilla | Oct 31, 2018
Bay Area native Micah Mahinay is Kehlani's DJ, and so much more.
by Madeline Wells | Oct 31, 2018
by Express Staff | Oct 31, 2018
She is a longtime community activist and organizer, has run organizations as an executive director, and is deeply committed to serving the people of Oakland.
by Rebecca Kaplan | Oct 31, 2018
OPD released multiple videos of the shooting from police body cameras that recorded the killing of Joshua Pawlik.
by Darwin BondGraham | Nov 1, 2018
by Express Staff | Nov 1, 2018
In Berkeley and Oakland, landlords have raised over a million dollars to campaign against Proposition 10 and several local ballot measures.
by Daniel Lempres | Nov 2, 2018
by Robert Gammon | Nov 5, 2018
by Erica Terry Derryck and Tomiquia Moss | Nov 5, 2018
At least two building code inspectors are under investigation for bribery and corruption, and outside law enforcement agencies have opened cases.
by Darwin BondGraham | Nov 6, 2018
by Robert Gammon | Nov 6, 2018
Results for the local and state races we've been following.
by Robert Gammon | Nov 6, 2018
Rodriguez designed the carton for the limited-batch flavor, which was created in resistance to the Trump administration.
by Katherine Hamilton | Nov 2, 2018
Volunteers with East Oakland Burrito Roll meet monthly to make burritos for their unhoused neighbors.
by Katherine Hamilton | Nov 6, 2018
He's on the road with Drake.
by Sannidhi Shukla | Oct 31, 2018
Her San Francisco stop was basically immersive theater.
by Madeline Wells | Nov 5, 2018