Activist Al Weinrub has pushed Alameda County to create its own green energy system —and he wants to make sure it generates local jobs, too.
Readers share their thoughts on our December issue.
Local cannabis experts have noticed more interest in pot by baby boomers looking for health alternatives.
The transportation agency plans to cut down 300 more trees to widen Niles Canyon Road—a project that threatens a major East Bay watershed.
Three East Bay cities have some of the country’s highest rates of “unfounded” rape reports, raising questions about their investigations.
As new housing transforms the face of downtown Oakland, an ambitious plan to relocate the city’s night herons proceeds, along with a student-led effort to make them the city’s official bird.
To usher out 2017, we’re bidding a final farewell to East Bay luminaries who made the future brighter.
Steve Kerr is a champion both on and off the court, but he never takes the credit.
Alameda County’s Write to Read program has surprising results for incarcerated male teens at Camp Sweeney.
Highland Hospital’s Dr. Harrison Alter focuses on social emergency medicine, which addresses social and economic factors that cause disease.