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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.

Plenty of Free Parking

Greetings from Oakland!

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.

The Other Football

As the Raiders prepare to leave Oakland, a fledgling sports team and league attempt to take flight.

Oakland’s Bubbliest Ride

Each Sunday in downtown, Bubbles Not Bullets joyfully promotes nonviolence.

Rockridge Reacts

Readers sound off on upzoning Rockridge and the Oakland Sisterhood.

Dealing with the Sprawl Devil

Thousands of acres of green open space in the East Bay are in danger of being gobbled up by suburban housing tracts.

Tomorrow’s Doctors, Pharmacists, and Nurses

Two teen internship programs give high schoolers meaningful health care job experiences in working hospital settings.

For the Birds

As Alameda embarks on a construction boom, the city is exploring ways to protect birds from flying into glass buildings.

The Minister of Make Believe

Janet Heller, founder of Chapter 510, inspires children to become storytellers.