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Our Backyard: Stubborn to a Fault

Alameda’s refusal to settle lawsuits with a housing developer could cost the city nearly $30 million.

Our Backyard: Missing in Action

Trump has threatened Oakland and California, but both have been slow to fight back.

Our Backyard: Oakland, Alameda, and Berkeley Should Sue Donald Trump

According to legal experts, the president's plan to strip sanctuary cities of federal funding is unconstitutional. Plus, it’s just wrong.

Updated: Trump Seeks to Strip Oakland of Up to $130 Million in Federal Funds

The president’s decision to punish sanctuary cities also could cost Berkeley $11.5 million annually, and Alameda, $2.5 million.

The Making of a Mayor

The story of how Jesse Arreguin got the key endorsements needed to win the Berkeley mayor's race.

A Bike Bridge Too Far?

Backers of a bike-pedestrian bridge between Alameda and Jack London Square are looking for creative ways to build it. But the Coast Guard is blocking the way.

An Uncertain Future

Although voters rejected tenants’ request for a moratorium on evictions, tenants hope the new Alameda council will be more sympathetic to their cause.

Taking Responsibility

Richmond progressives won decisively in the November election. Now comes the hard part.

2016 East Bay Person of the Year: Janet Napolitano

In dealing decisively with campus leadership scandals, budget battles, and sexual harassment cases, Janet Napolitano has become the most effective UC president in recent memory.

Our Backyard: If for Sports, Then Why Not for Artists and Musicians?

Oakland recently devised an innovative way to fund $200 million in public infrastructure for a new Raiders’ stadium. The city needs to be at least that creative for artists and musicians.