.Brian Krans

Nov 2, 2018

Cashing in on Education

At Anton Jungherr’s home in Hercules, two dachshunds bark bloody murder from the other side of the door....
Aug 16, 2017

Mapping Oakland’s Fires

Using data from the Oakland Fire Department, the Express has mapped the locations of fires over...
Aug 15, 2017

Alameda County Sheriff’s Retweet of White Supremacist Press Conference Goes Viral

The Alameda County Sheriff's Twitter feed became the center of controversy late Monday night after a sergeant using the account retweeted a link to...
Aug 9, 2017

Best Young OG: Pendarvis Harshaw

Pendarvis Harshaw, the young OG. Credits: Portrait by Sam Zide Some boys dream of becoming a fireman. Or a doctor,...
Jul 26, 2017

Fear and Loathing in (the New) Oakland

In his 1966 debut book, Hell’s Angels, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson referred to Oakland as “a noisy, ugly, mean-spirited place” that’s “a natural environment...
Jul 25, 2017

String of Homeless Encampment Fires Highlight Dangers to Residents: Firefighters Called to Sites Every...

City of Oakland workers replace a stop light this past Monday, which was damaged during a fire at a homeless encampment at Fifth and...
Jul 6, 2017

Who Will Be There When You Call 911? Our Writer Plunges Into the World...

At some point in your life, you may need to call a 911 ambulance for a serious medical emergency. Hopefully it will arrive quickly...
Jun 16, 2017

Alameda Renter Advocates Say Landlords Engaging in ‘Disinformation Campaign’ to Repeal Just-Cause Protections

The fight for just-cause protections in Alameda continues as a petition seeks to freeze those protections until November 2018.