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Stopping the Tar-Sands Invasion

East Bay groups are attempting to prevent the region from playing a major role in a climate disaster.

Life After the Ghost Ship

Those closest to the people who died in the tragic warehouse fire are still negotiating a way forward.

The Year of No Police Shootings

2016 was definitely not a banner year for Oakland police, except in one area: For the first time in more than two decades, no one got shot by a police officer.

Flirting With Disaster

Months after the Ghost Ship blaze rocked Oakland, Alameda is grappling with whether to reinstate its fire safety inspection team.

Broadway by Moonlight

Greetings from Oakland!

A Whole New Ballgame

New Oakland A’s President Dave Kaval said the team will announce its decision on a new stadium in The Town by end of the year.

Optimists with Guns

San Leandro sports one of the last venues for target practice.

Alameda’s First High-Rise?

A 589-unit housing project featuring a 14-story tower is proposed for the old Encinal Terminals on the estuary. It would be the tallest building on the Island.

Our Backyard: Opposite Directions

Oakland is now the Easy Bay’s undisputed leader in new housing development, while Berkeley is going backward.

Billboards That Inspire

Photographer Brittani Sensabaugh didn’t like billboards with negative messages in her East Oakland neighborhood. So she created her own.