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Measure A R.I.P.

Recent state laws that require cities to build more housing — along with new legislation in Sacramento — are making no-growth initiatives like Alameda’s Measure A obsolete.

Our Backyard: Alameda's Big Mistake

The Alameda council turned down an offer for a free 8.5-acre waterfront park.

Housing Goes Modular

Oakland housing developer Rick Holliday says his new factory-built, multi-unit housing projects will help address the housing shortage.

Not on Board With the Plan

The Alameda City Council’s progressive, pro-growth majority has rejected four of the mayor’s planning board choices this year.

A History of Exclusion

How African Americans were blocked from living in most East Bay neighborhoods: an excerpt from the 2017 book "The Color of Law."

What’s Worse than Finals? The Lack of Housing

When it comes to housing its students, UC Berkeley is anything but the University of California’s crown jewel.

Landlords Strike Back

Alameda landlords successfully blocked the city’s new tenant-backed just cause eviction law—and started a new war in the process.

Building Around BART

After bulldozing neighborhoods early in its history, BART now wants to build communities.

Our Backyard: Bring on the Bike Bridge

Alameda needs a green estuary crossing to accommodate thousands of new homes.

Fighting for a Better Future

Activists are driven by a sense of urgency to strengthen a new regional plan for housing and greenhouse gas reductions by 2040.