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Alison OK Frost Paints Harsh Subjects as Gentle Watercolors

The Oakland artist catches viewers by surprise with her juxtaposition of media and subject matter.
February 7, 2019

Wednesday’s Briefing: BART and Amtrak to Examine New Bay Crossing; Newsom Orders Charter School Impact Review

February 6, 2019

Will 2019 be the Year of the Tenant in Alameda?

Fresh off their defeat of Measure K, tenants plan to push the city council’s new progressive majority to establish rent control and reinstate just cause eviction protections.
February 6, 2019

Bringing ‘Light and Love’

Theresa Gonzales, the new executive director of Oakland’s Centro Legal de La Raza, is combatting the current climate of “fear and isolation” for immigrants and people of color.
February 6, 2019

Tuesday’s Briefing: SF Mayor Says Raiders Not Welcome; Oakland Teachers Authorize Strike

February 5, 2019

Shop, Play, and Eat on and off Telegraph

Find local themed brews, antiques, African and spiritual curio shops, and more along this Telegraph Avenue corridor in Oakland.
February 5, 2019

Good News for Ursula K. Le Guin Fans

An expanded and more complete edition of Always Going Home releases as the bio doc Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin makes screening rounds, further elevating her posthumous reputation.
February 5, 2019

Alamedans Led the Battle Against Trump

Helmed by longtime Island resident Doug Linney, the group Flip the 14 helped Democrats win seven GOP-controlled House seats in California and a majority in Congress.
February 4, 2019

Aisha Wahab Makes History

The 31-year-old Hayward resident became the first Afghan American elected to public office in the United States.
February 4, 2019

Friday’s Briefing: Berkeley Reverses Course on Police Misconduct Records; Two Oakland Councilmembers Join City Union Protest

February 1, 2019