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Battle Brewing Over Mission Peak

The East Bay Regional Park District is looking at parking alternatives as Mission Peak becomes a superhighway of hikers seeking selfies.
May 23, 2016

Janice Lin Is an Advocate For the Sun and Wind

The Berkeley consultant helps companies, utilities, and governments move toward greater use of alternative energy.
April 29, 2016

Keeping Pace With the Green Rush

As medical marijuana becomes a commodity, Oakland sets a new pace for high-end professional services. Meet your new permit consultants—on weed.
April 29, 2016

Former Anchor Leslie Griffith Becomes an Elephant Activist

The topic that resulted in her leaving KTVU turns into her life calling
April 15, 2016

Parks and Panthera Study the East Bay’s Big Cats

Panthera teams up with the East Bay Regional Park District to study how an apex predator lives in remote wilderness and peri-urban areas like the Oakland hills.
February 02, 2016

They Came for Sex Among the Redwoods

The brightly-colored beetles mate by the gazillions in winter, and Redwood Regional Park where the Prince and Stream trails meet is a particularly lusty lair.
December 08, 2015

Alameda County Unions Split on Coal Transport

While the Alameda Labor Council and International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 10 oppose coal exports in Oakland for environmental reasons, Teamsters Joint Council 7 says bring on the coal.
December 01, 2015

EBMUD Considering Lifting Trail Ban on Mountain Bikes

At the moment, mountain bikers can’t ride on East Bay Municipal Utility District trails, but the district is thinking about ending the restriction, much to the dismay of some equestrians, hikers, and dog walkers.
November 25, 2015

It’s Not Just the Earthquake; It’s the Inferno

Most area cities remain woefully unprepared for the profusion of fires expected to break out in the wake of the Big One
September 05, 2015

Debate Over Chabot Gun Range

Gun enthusiasts have rallied in support of the longtime shooting range in the East Bay Regional Park District, but the park district is studying the noise and lead pollution.
June 22, 2015