Organized labor is using state environmental law to make developers hire union workers. California housing advocates call it “CEQA abuse.”
There are dozens of large, unsafe—and vibrant—living spaces in Oakland like the one that became engulfed in a deadly fire Friday night. Unfortunately, fixing them could also result in mass evictions.
Thoughts on environmentalism and the shocking election outcome.
Libby Schaaf made a mistake backing challengers to Rebecca Kaplan and Noel Gallo. It’s time for them to set aside their differences.
Results from local contests that we’ve been following.
The ancient Chinese tile game sees renewed popularity in the East Bay.
Oakland’s first micro apartments are coming to the Nook on Valdez.
Two naturalists promote the exceptional fauna of Lake Merritt, Oakland’s heart.
For urban water users and agriculture, the answer is yes. But not for fish.
After serving for four-plus decades in public office, Tom Bates and Loni Hancock are retiring in December. What a long, strange trip it’s been.