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Spliff Film Fest

Movies by stoners, for stoners In the spirit of marijuana, the munchies and more, two...

Up In Smoke

Cannabis regulation could be blindsided by its most difficult health questions Romanticizing cannabis culture and...

Got the Vapors

Vaping injuries dip but safety is still a question After the vaping-illness outbreak that began...

All-Stars host ‘Going Beyond the Grant’

On Tuesday, April 13th at 10 a.m., All Stars will be hosting a virtual...

“Boogaloo” group members accused of deleting digital evidence

A federal grand jury in San Francisco Friday indicted four men, all allegedly members...

The End of California’s Lockdowns

California plans to lift all its coronavirus restrictions June 15, provided there are enough COVID-19 vaccines available for anyone age 16 or older and hospitalizations remain low and stable, state officials announced Tuesday.

Oakland Coliseum vaccine site to remain open

There's still time to get protected and to protect others     The COVID-19 vaccination...

Homicide Crackdown

New program to thwart gun crime Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong announced a new program...

New restrictions in effect at Lake Merritt

Overcrowding at Oakland's Lake Merritt has become so bad that city officials are closing...

Vaccination Nation

Newsom gets COVID-19 vaccine, state opens eligibility to ages 50 and up California opened COVID-19...

Do Californians Support a Newsom Recall?

Life in California feels as if it is finally returning to normal. Hit a popular...

Safety in Numbers

Journalist Katrina Fadrilan reflects on the difficult and painful legacies internal and external conflicts reflected in the recent spate of attacks on Asian Americans and the history of racial violence that has led to this point.

Auspicious Arrival

Stephanie Lam reports on Golden Gate Audubon Society's first signs of life among Richmond's osprey community and a tragic loss on I-580.

Quarantine Pay

Alameda County, California, home to more than 1 million residents and the city of Oakland, is hoping to flatten the curve with innovative, and cautiously optimistic, plans for vaccines and re-opening. This summer the county announced a pilot program to pay residents who are Covid-positive to self-isolate.
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