Overburdened with air pollution, East Oakland residents and activists thought they had blocked a crematorium from opening in 2012. But it quietly began operations a few months ago.
by Jean Tepperman | Nov 15, 2017
In the decades ahead, as temperatures rise and droughts intensify, Northern California's climate, vegetation, and wildlife may look more like Southern California does today.
by Alastair Bland | Nov 15, 2017
by East Bay Express readers | Nov 15, 2017
Mary Seymour, a performance audit manager, says Oakland City Auditor Brenda Roberts created a toxic and hostile work environment.
by Gabrielle Canon | Nov 15, 2017
Despite temporary rules enacted by the city council to preserve low-income SRO housing, property owners are converting buildings into boutique hotels.
by Darwin BondGraham | Nov 15, 2017
The facts are on his side. History will be, too.
by Chris De Benedetti | Nov 14, 2017
Plus, a federal judge blocks Trump administration plan to punish sanctuary cities.
by Robert Gammon | Nov 21, 2017
Plus, President Trump calls for Oakland Raiders to suspend Marshawn Lynch.
by Robert Gammon | Nov 20, 2017
The UC Berkeley research showed a correlation between progressive policies and stronger growth for employment and gross domestic product.
by Jessica Lynn | Nov 17, 2017
Plus, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin under investigation for campaign finance violations.
by Robert Gammon | Nov 17, 2017
by Darwin BondGraham | Nov 16, 2017
In Oakland, where the shortage of language instructors is particularly acute, the school district has been recruiting teachers from Mexico and Spain.
by Robert Gammon | Nov 14, 2017
Some of the counties with the largest achievement gaps are clustered in the Bay Area and around Los Angeles.
by Carolyn Jones of EdSource | Nov 10, 2017
Desperate to staff up, Oakland police hired many problem cops between 2013 and 2015. And it’s still paying the price.
by Scott Morris | Nov 9, 2017
Prop. 64 promised that legalizing marijuana will "incapacitate the black market." But it probably won't.
by John Geluardi | Nov 8, 2017
by East Bay Express readers | Nov 8, 2017
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