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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.

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.

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.

FBC Shuttered for Now

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

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.

Renters to Take Their Case to Voters

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

Callous Comment on Rice

A reader explains the grain as a prime tenet of community.

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.

Perforce Sold to Summit Partners

Rent ordinance, new repair station, and bike lanes make the news, too.

Major Marina Modernization Materializes

A major marina project surfaces plus the city wins an appeal against Ann Marie Gallant, and gains praise for Alameda Landing.