.Jessica Lynn

Nov 28, 2017

Alameda County Superior Court Reverses License Suspensions for Nearly 54,000 Drivers Who Couldn’t Afford...

Nearly 54,000 East Bay drivers can legally get back on the road after Alameda County Superior Court announced Monday that it will reverse holds...
Nov 17, 2017

Study: Higher Minimum Wage and Other Progressive Policies Have Not Hurt Economic Growth in...

A new UC Berkeley study has found that a bundle of progressive policies enacted in California since 2011 — once characterized as “job-killers” by the state’s...
Oct 20, 2017

Inmates at Oakland’s Glenn Dyer Jail Enter Day Six of Hunger Strike

Inmates at Oakland’s Glenn Dyer Jail entered day six of a hunger strike Friday in hopes of starting a discussion on how to improve...
Oct 11, 2017

East Bay Children’s Book Project Is in Peril

The nonprofit has provided more than 1.6 million books since 2005. Credits: Photo by Darryl Barnes As she...
Oct 10, 2017

Oakland Develops New Approach to Fixing Dangerous Intersections Faster

Four months after a community activist was killed in a hit-and-run crash near Lake Merritt, Oakland transportation officials announced Tuesday a new plan for...
Oct 3, 2017

Environmentalists Sue the State Over Spike in Whale Entanglements in Crab Fishing Gear

A whale entangled in fishing gear. Credits: Ed Lyman, NOAA In 2014, a severed humpback tail was found tangled in a crab fisher’s ropes and...
Sep 20, 2017

Alameda County Superior Court Policy Change Will Allow Oakland Defendants To Be Arraigned in...

Oakland defendants will no longer be arraigned at the East County Hall of Justice in Dublin. Credits: D. Ross Cameron The Alameda County Superior Court has...
Sep 15, 2017

Right-Wing Extremist Group Had Booth at Urban Shield ‘To Explain Who They Are’

A screenshot from a news report that aired on CBS SF Bay Area showed an Oath Keepers Booth at an Urban Shield event. Credits: Courtesy...