.Jeremy Singer-Vine

Sep 12, 2007

The Best Game in Town

Speculators revel in high-stakes, high-adrenaline county foreclosure auctions.
Sep 12, 2007

A Haven for Arsonists

In five years, Oakland has logged 1,538 malicious property torchings but made just 51 arrests in those cases. So much for law and order.
Sep 12, 2007

Stolen Property?

An unscrupulous mortgage-collection firm sold Jim Hultman's Berkeley home out from under him, leaving behind a feud and an eyesore.
Aug 29, 2007

With a Sproing! ‘Flatties’ Falter

Oakland Camera Club president John Ballou hopes to revive the waning art of stereo photography.
Aug 23, 2007

More High School Students Passing Exit Exam

California's Department of Education just released the latest results of the state's mandatory (but not-yet binding) High School Exit Exam. In general, the results...
Aug 15, 2007

Spare an Education?

As Cal and other public colleges grow pricier, financial aid fails to close the gap.
Aug 15, 2007

Welcome to “Modeling’ School

A select handful of incoming OUSD instructors is drilled on ¨differentiated instruction¨ and ¨big hairy audacious goals.¨
Aug 14, 2007

California: Reforming Education, One Lawsuit at a Time

Three lawsuits affecting California public schools reached significant milestones yesterday. Here's a roundup: Williams v. California: The settlement of this 2004...