.Wendy Patterson

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Jan 2, 2008

The Elusive Education

The cost of attending a school in the University of California or California State University systems has risen inexorably recently, with tuition nearly doubling...
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Jan 2, 2008

The Forgotten Victims

For Tina Marie Williams, it all started one day in late August: "A black SUV pulled up and a guy got out," she recalled....
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Dec 13, 2007

Critics To Hold March Against ICE

Over the past year, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has taken to meddling in a local labor dispute with workplace raids and...
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Dec 12, 2007

Friends in High Places

By 6 p.m., Hearing Room 1 was packed. Every seat was taken, and people vied for wall space in the dimly lit room. Seated...
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Dec 5, 2007

A Wasted Opportunity

If approved by the city of Oakland, the 42-story Emerald Views luxury condominium will peer down upon Lake Merritt from atop what is now...
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Nov 28, 2007

“Too Mainstream?”

The strife at Berkeley's KPFA radio station continued again this month with the firing on November 15 of Peter Laufer, the host of a...
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Nov 21, 2007

Whose Side is ICE On?

Early in the morning of October 4, as Rosa Flores was preparing for work, she answered a knock at her door. The couple standing...
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Oct 24, 2007

Anti-Gay Group Protests at Chabot Elementary

Conservatives flier young students.
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