.Robert Gammon

Feb 7, 2019

Thursday’s Briefing: Oakland Schools May Lay Off 150; Housing Crisis Causes Displacement to Exurbs

Kyla Johnson-Trammell. Credits: File photo by Pat Mazzera Stories you shouldn’t miss for Feb. 7, 2019: 1. The Oakland Unified School District may lay off up to...
Feb 6, 2019

Wednesday’s Briefing: BART and Amtrak to Examine New Bay Crossing; Newsom Orders Charter School...

Stories you shouldn’t miss for Feb. 6, 2019: 1. BART and Amtrak have agreed to team up to examine plans for a second rail crossing...
Feb 6, 2019

Letters for the Week of Feb. 6-Feb.12

“Fixing Oakland’s Death Traps,” News, 1/30 It Can Be Done These buildings likely met the building code requirements at the time they were built, as did...
Feb 5, 2019

Tuesday’s Briefing: SF Mayor Says Raiders Not Welcome; Oakland Teachers Authorize Strike

Stories you shouldn’t miss for Feb. 5, 2019: 1. San Francisco Mayor London Breed said today that she does not want the Oakland Raiders to...
Feb 1, 2019

Friday’s Briefing: Berkeley Reverses Course on Police Misconduct Records; Two Oakland Councilmembers Join City...

Stories you shouldn’t miss for Feb. 1, 2019: 1. The Berkeley City Council ordered city staff to reverse course and to publicly release police misconduct...
Jan 31, 2019

Thursday’s Briefing: Sierra Snowpack Reaches Normal; Judge Finds PG&E in Violation of Probation

Stories you shouldn’t miss for Jan. 31, 2019: 1. Thanks to January’s storms, the Sierra snowpack is expected to reach normal levels today — a...
Jan 30, 2019

Savage Love: Omissions and Emissions

I’m a 21-year-old woman, and I have an IUD. I’ve had sex with quite a few men, and one thing seems to be almost...
Jan 29, 2019

Tuesday’s Briefing: PG&E Files for Bankruptcy; Oakland School Board Closes Roots Middle School

Stories you shouldn’t miss for Jan. 29, 2019: 1. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, a move that...