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The Town’s Extended Food Family Celebrates

Visit Oakland’s Restaurant Week has broadened its palate to include food trucks, farmers’ markets,...

Oh, Christmas Tree

I’m looking at our Christmas tree, which stands in a corner of our living...

High Cost

As 2020 crawls to a close, the California pot industry looks back, with relief...

Oscar Grant’s Case Reopened

The family of Oscar Grant and civil rights attorneys and others on Thursday demanded...

For Prop. 16, ‘equity and inclusion’ must replace ‘quotas’...

A recent newspaper crossword puzzle offered this clue: "Affirmative action word, five letters." The...

Monday’s Briefing: Covid-19 vaccine arrives in the East Bay;...

Doses of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine arrived at East Bay hospitals starting today. Credits: Wikimedia...

Friday’s Briefing: Alameda County to receive 13,650 doses of...

Credits: Alameda City Hall. News you don't want to miss for Dec. 11: 1. Final approval...

Thursday’s Briefing: Warriors ordered to pay $45 million arena...

Oakland Arena, formerly Oracle Arena, underwent at remodel in 1996 that was funded by...

MORE Act’s passage is a big deal

The U.S. House last week passed the MORE Act, marking the first time a...

Labor Liabilities

About two-thirds of California workers will be within arm's length of their colleagues and...

Writing in Cafes

Obtaining a cafe in which to write used to be easy. It was having...

Tuesday’s Briefing: East Bay espionage story; Newsom appoints three...

East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell in a photo with Christine Fang, a suspected Chinese...

Monday’s Briefing: Bonta, Swalwell could be in the mix...

Oakland Assemblymember Rob Bonta was sworn-in on Monday for a fifth term in the...

Friday’s Briefing: Restrictive stay-at-home orders begin Monday in Alameda...

Restaurants like The Star in Alameda will be relegated to takeout through Jan. 4. Credits:...
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