.Josh Slowiczek

Nov 14, 2018

The East Bay’s Tow Hustle

Kristina Thesken and Coyote Bryant took PPI to small claims court. Credits: Photo by Lance Yamamoto ...
Sep 4, 2018

Richmond Mayor and Sons Profiting from Cannabis Compliance Push

Two years ago, Richmond decided to try to bring the dozens of illegal cannabis facilities in...
Aug 29, 2018

A Transgender Asylum Seeker Finds Her New Home in Richmond

Neal Davis, “Jade,” and Esther Ehrlich. Credits: Photo by Lance Yamamoto On a Sunday night in Richmond, Esther Ehrlich and Neal Davis...
Aug 15, 2018

Best Citizen Keeping Police Accountable: Gerald Smith

As Gerald Smith has been receiving threats from the far right, the Express is not showing his face due to safety concerns. Credits: Photo courtesy...
Aug 1, 2018

Activists Push Back Against Protest Ban

On July 21, roughly a hundred people arrived at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond in order to hold a vigil...
Jul 26, 2018

Protesters March to KTVU, Demand Justice and Accountability for ‘Dehumanizing’ Use of Nia Wilson...

Protesters marched through downtown Oakland chanting "Justice for Nia" as they made their way to the offices of KTVU, demanding accountability for the local...
Jul 25, 2018

Contra Costa Sheriff’s Department Bans Future Protests at West County Detention Facility

Protesters can no longer enter jail grounds. Credits: Photo by Rachel Prizant Kotok The Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office has banned...
Jul 25, 2018

State Democrats Accept Money from ICE Contractors

Over the past year, Democratic politicians in California have taken vocal positions against the immigration policies of the Trump administration. Among the...