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The Advocate

Jon Eldan runs the only nonprofit dedicated to helping exonerees throughout the country — out of his Lower Rockridge home.

The Kilduff Files: Santiago Rizzo Has Made an Authentic Film About Coming of Age in Berkeley

It’s also won awards. But will any movie studios distribute it?

The Town’s Baker

Yahshimabet Sellassie runs a thriving baking company.

Taking on Tesla

Alameda attorney Bryan Schwartz has filed a class-action case against Elon Musk’s electric car company, alleging racial discrimination.

Editor's Note: We’re Monthly Now

Our Backyard: It’s Past Time for Censure

The $4.3 million judgments against the city of Oakland and Desley Brooks were the last straw.

Preferred Information Sources

Alamedans stay informed by The Times, the Chron, Twitter, and NPR, but not much TV.

A Radical Clean Energy Pioneer

Activist Al Weinrub has pushed Alameda County to create its own green energy system —and he wants to make sure it generates local jobs, too.

Seniors Turning to Marijuana for Health

Local cannabis experts have noticed more interest in pot by baby boomers looking for health alternatives.

Too Many Rapes Dismissed

Three East Bay cities have some of the country’s highest rates of “unfounded” rape reports, raising questions about their investigations.