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Building Around BART

After bulldozing neighborhoods early in its history, BART now wants to build communities.
July 12, 2017

Not Your Grandfather’s Island

As young families continue to flock to Alameda, the city’s new progressive majority is steering a new course.
July 12, 2017

Our Backyard: Bring on the Bike Bridge

Alameda needs a green estuary crossing to accommodate thousands of new homes.
July 11, 2017

Getting the Lead Off

A years-long project to remove highly toxic lead-based paint from 6,000 PG&E transmission towers gets started this summer in Alameda County.
July 10, 2017

Children’s Hospital’s Uncertain Future

Three years ago, Children’s Hospital Oakland merged with UC San Francisco and received $50 million from Marc Benioff. Yet now it’s facing major budget cuts.
July 05, 2017

Roll Call

Lists can be informative and entertaining but also annoying and arbitrary. Selecting the East Bay’s most important people for The 100 Most Influential East Bay Residents of All Time was all that and more.
July 03, 2017

Fighting for a Better Future

Activists are driven by a sense of urgency to strengthen a new regional plan for housing and greenhouse gas reductions by 2040.
July 03, 2017

Mayoral Bait and Switch

During last year’s Berkeley mayoral race, Jesse Arreguin argued that his position on housing had “evolved.” His record so far undermines that claim.
June 27, 2017

Plenty of Free Parking

Greetings from Oakland!
June 22, 2017

Our Backyard: OPD Needs More Independent Oversight

A new investigative report of police wrongdoing shows Oakland cops can’t be trusted to investigate themselves. And the new chief doesn’t seem to understand that fact.
June 21, 2017