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Billboards That Inspire

Photographer Brittani Sensabaugh didn’t like billboards with negative messages in her East Oakland neighborhood. So she created her own.

Climate-Change Denial in Alameda

As sea levels rise, the Island will face the most serious flooding in the East Bay. But officials have been slow to float sustainable solutions.

A Hound for Weed

Dr. Mike Lynn has co-created a breathalyzer-type device that he says measures whether people are too stoned to drive.

Bridge Trouble

Readers sound off on the plan to build a bicycle/pedestrian bridge across the estuary, the Pacific Standard Taproom, and Janet Napolitano.

Black Genes Matter

Researchers seek to include more African Americans in gene studies to improve health care.

Rising from the Ashes

Advocates for Berkeley Tuolumne Camp are pushing the city to reopen the popular family camp by 2020. But they’ll have to navigate several challenges.

Drew Ackerman Will Bore You to Sleep, And His Fans Love Him for It

Ackerman couldn’t sleep as a kid, so now he tells rambling, sleep-inducing stories on his wildly successful podcast.

Back to East 14th Street

There’s a viral movement to change the name of International Boulevard back to East 14th Street—the name it had for nearly 100 years.

Pick Up the Poop Bags, People

East Bay park users say there’s a growing problem of dog walkers leaving plastic bags full of poop alongside trails—whether by accident or on purpose.

Hot Rod Heroine

Leigha Miller is a teenage drag-racing champ.