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Metrodesk: Oakland

Do you speak Oakland? Soon everyone can.

Rent Squeeze in San Leandro

Furious tenants flood councilmembers with calls, but rent control looks unlikely.

Prince Hall Masons Seek Second Chance at Housing Project

Berkeley's already spent more than a half-million dollars for an empty lot. Will it work this time around?

Sibling Rivalry

The Revolution Begins at Home

North Berkeley Synagogue Plan Takes a Big Step Forward;...

So, is there going to be a casino on the former Oakland Army Base or isn't there?

Class Struggle

Did the 3,700 Oakland schoolteachers who are members of the Oakland Education Association know that their union was targeted for takeover by a cadre of sectarian extremists? Or are they just too exhausted to care?

A New Charter School Teaches Kids in Class and...

Nonprofit group hopes innovative program will teach young children sommunity values

“E” Meets “P”: The Question of Parking in Downtown...

Merchants and arts organizations fear that parking problems may choke the city's reviving downtown area; enviros are unmoved

Quest for Contact

Jill Tarter has spent most of her life pursuing the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Now, nourished by a new wave of funding from high-tech philanthropists, she and her colleagues are listening harder than ever.

Consciousness Raising for Berkeley Cops; Cal Minority Recruitment Figures...

Peralta Chancellor Ronald Temple faces questions about increases in district administrative spending

Metro Desk: Berkeley

Berkeley's new city manager Weldon Rucker brings thirty years of calm to Berkeley's stormy waters.
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