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Sep 19, 2018

The Forces Driving Gentrification in Oakland

Unless you've lived in the East Bay for a long time, it may be hard to...
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Sep 10, 2018

Hey Readers, Share Your Thoughts About the Express

Next month, the Express will celebrate its 40th anniversary, and to mark the occasion, we’re putting out a special issue...
Jul 17, 2018

A Path Forward

As many of you likely know by now, the Express has been racked by turmoil lately. And in the interest of transparency,...
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Jul 13, 2018

Friday’s Briefing: Richmond Mayor Meets with ICE Detainees; California Creates New Rules for Shutting...

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt finally toured the West County Detention Facility in Richmond, after months requesting to do so. Some of the ICE detainees...
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Jul 12, 2018

Thursday’s Briefing: Oakland to Pay $2.2 Million Settlement to Ex-Black Panther; Berkeley to Vote...

Oakland Councilmember Desley Brooks Credits: Photo by Steven Tavares The City of Oakland will pay $2.2 million to settle a claim by ex-Black Panther leader Elaine...
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Jul 11, 2018

Wednesday’s Briefing: Alameda County Considering Another Child-Care Tax Measure; Appeals Court Rejects Effort to...

Alameda County Board of Supervisors are mounting a second attempt to pass half-cent sales tax increase to fund child care and early education programs...
Jul 11, 2018

Can Cannabis Be Considered a Psychedelic?

Since Berkeley author Michael Pollan published his new book, How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us...
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Jul 10, 2018

Tuesday’s Briefing: Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office to End ICE Contract, Say Sources; Bay Area...

Protesters outside Richmond's West County Detention Facility in June. Credits: Photo by Drew Costley The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office is expected to announce today that...
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