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How Does Discrimination Affect People’s Health?

A UC Berkeley professor is studying the dynamics of how African-American women are affected by racism—and why socioeconomic status matters to health.
September 26, 2016

Word on the Street: Praise for Alameda Police

Locals think their boys in blue are doing a great job.
September 22, 2016

Feds Pull Millions in Funding for Tree Thinning in East Bay Hills

The move by FEMA comes on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the worst firestorm in East Bay history.
September 16, 2016

Oakland Finally Gets a Handle on Violent Crime

During the last few years, homicides and gun violence have decreased as the police department has solved an increasing number of violent crimes. The secret? Ceasefire.
May 30, 2016

Governor Jerry Brown Has Financial Link to Oakland Coal

​Public records show that Brown has financial ties to a company that could profit greatly from shipping coal through Oakland.
May 12, 2016

FBC Shuttered for Now

Pilots win championship, ground broken for housing, and Leora Feeney honored.
May 01, 2016

Vanessa Cooper Bridges Gaps in Alameda Housing

Against a backdrop of skyrocketing rents, Alameda Housing Authority Director Vanessa Cooper is calm, focused, and driven. Yet her authority itself is feeling the stress of low- and middle-income people being driving out of Alameda and the Bay Area.
April 25, 2016

Renters to Take Their Case to Voters

Customs quarantined, charter teachers get contracts, and an effort is underway to start school later
April 01, 2016

Callous Comment on Rice

A reader explains the grain as a prime tenet of community.
March 02, 2016

Choppy Water at the Alameda Marina

Early discussions about adding condos, townhomes, and light business have coincided with one resignation, a termination, and a tenant eviction.
March 01, 2016