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East Bay Person of the Year: An Unselfish Warrior

Steve Kerr is a champion both on and off the court, but he never takes the credit.
January 01, 2018

The Right to Read

Alameda County’s Write to Read program has surprising results for incarcerated male teens at Camp Sweeney.
December 27, 2017

Treating the Whole Patient

Highland Hospital’s Dr. Harrison Alter focuses on social emergency medicine, which addresses social and economic factors that cause disease.
December 25, 2017

About Paideia

Readers share their thoughts on our November issue.
December 21, 2017

Closing the Books

For a variety of reasons, Oakland schools have been shelving traditional textbooks in favor of other learning tools.
December 21, 2017

What’s Up With Retail?

Rent, online shopping, regulations, and a higher minimum wage reduce the brick-and-mortar presence.
December 20, 2017

Feeling the Squeeze

Restaurants face an increasingly tough landscape.
December 18, 2017

Frying Fish Under the Freeway

After losing his restaurant in a fire, Chef Pat started cooking for a new clientele: Oakland’s homeless population.
December 14, 2017

Choppy Seas for Boat Dwellers

A small live-aboard community in a picturesque setting in Richmond is facing huge rent hikes, while the harbor’s owners are looking at millions of dollars in upgrades.
December 11, 2017

Our Backyard: Oakland’s Real Estate Is Red Hot

But not everyone is benefiting.
December 07, 2017