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City Manager Under Fire

Alameda’s influential firefighters’ union is at war with Jill Keimach over how she selected the new chief of the Island’s fire department.
October 17, 2017

Laney Builds Tiny Houses

Oakland City Councilmember Abel Guillen may take a prototype on the road to promote a new form of housing for homeless people.
October 11, 2017

A (Road) Diet for the Future

East Bay activists are pushing to replace more traffic lanes with bike lanes. But not everybody is happy about it.
October 10, 2017

Pandora’s Remix

Once a pioneer in the music-streaming industry, the company has lagged behind hipper rivals like Spotify. But it’s determined to get its mojo back.
October 09, 2017

School in Early August?

Oakland Unified is planning to start school on Aug. 13 next year, and some parents and camp directors don’t like it.
October 04, 2017

Hacking Insulin

An Oakland group of scientists and laypeople want to make insulin affordable to everyone.
October 04, 2017

Our Backyard: History Diminished

Contra Costa County selected its first black female district attorney. But the decision was marred by plagiarism and politics.
September 28, 2017

Anti-Semitism on the Island

Jewish families say Alameda schools have failed to adequately address bigotry.
September 27, 2017

Bridging Tech’s Diversity Gap

Learners Guild reboots technology education with a new model.
September 25, 2017

Spirits Alley Gains Ground

Admiral Maltings crafts a key brewing ingredient at Alameda Point.
September 13, 2017