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The Original Power Couple

After serving for four-plus decades in public office, Tom Bates and Loni Hancock are retiring in December. What a long, strange trip it’s been.
November 1, 2016

Our Backyard: The Mayor vs. Police

Can Trish Spencer remain unbiased about Alameda police when her husband claims the department illegally targeted him?
October 27, 2016

Cristin Shea Makes Mosely’s Cafe for Regulars

The dockside coffee, breakfast, and lunch spots offers optimal Grand Marina and maritime viewing at a spot locals like.
October 20, 2016

Back to Square One

What should go into the former Wells Fargo/Capone’s Speakeasy building on Park Street?
October 19, 2016

Leaving Mars

At 57, Patricia O’Connor trades a badass-motorcycle-racer past for womanhood, finding—finally—congruence in her physical and emotional selves.
October 17, 2016

A Park Grows in Alameda

Development is imminent for the new 22-acre Jean Sweeney Open Space Park.
October 12, 2016

Will Nancy O'Malley Be California’s Next Top Prosecutor?

Alameda County's district attorney is on the shortlist to become the next state attorney general. She’s recognized nationally for combating sex trafficking, but is that enough?
October 10, 2016

Paddle Boarding Goes to the Dogs

For pet owners, paddle boarding becomes even more fun with pups aboard.
October 4, 2016

The Team Vs. Mr. Housing

Jesse Arreguín and Kriss Worthington are teaming up in Berkeley’s mayor’s race in a fight with fellow councilmember Laurie Capitelli over housing and growth.
September 28, 2016

How Does Discrimination Affect People’s Health?

A UC Berkeley professor is studying the dynamics of how African-American women are affected by racism—and why socioeconomic status matters to health.
September 26, 2016