Anne Kirkpatrick said Oakland police had assisted in a federal human trafficking investigation, but the only charges filed so far are civil immigration violations.
by Darwin BondGraham on October 11, 2017
Since Brenda Roberts became Oakland city auditor in 2015, productivity has plummeted, and ex-employees say the office has been wracked by a culture of abuse.
by Gabrielle Canon on October 11, 2017
The beloved nonprofit, which supplies books to low-income kids throughout Oakland, has lost its lease and may have to shut down.
by Jessica Lynn on October 11, 2017
We received a 'Thank You' Postcard in the mail
by East Bay Express readers on October 11, 2017
Plus, state Senate President Kevin de León launches bid to unseat Dianne Feinstein.
by Robert Gammon on October 16, 2017
by Matt St. John on October 13, 2017
by Robert Gammon on October 13, 2017
by Darwin BondGraham on October 12, 2017
by Robert Gammon on October 12, 2017
The 10 most important yet underreported news stories of the past year.
by Paul Rosenberg on October 4, 2017
Councilmember Dan Kalb is developing a tiered property transfer tax that could raise rates on expensive homes and generate millions in new revenue.
by Darwin BondGraham on October 4, 2017
Twelve rank-and-file Oakland cops were punished in the sex exploitation case, but a federal judge decided the commanders who bungled the investigation don't need to be disciplined.
by Robert Gammon on October 4, 2017
Back-to-the-landers who created the state's cannabis-growing industry decades ago may be left behind when the button-down crowd takes control of the new era of legal weed.
by John Geluardi on October 4, 2017
by East Bay Express readers on October 4, 2017