When people talk about rent problems in the Bay Area, they’re usually referring to San Francisco and its recent convulsions of gentrification. But there’s another crisis brewing in the East Bay that has gone largely undetected.
These days, new pro sports venues have to do more than just house the team. They have to find other ways to pay for construction without public subsidies. Resistance to bad deals, like the one that returned the Raiders to Oakland, has completely rewritten the rules of stadium and arena construction. That’s great for taxpayers, but bad for East Bay sports fans.
Bitter land disputes aren’t exactly rare in Alameda. But even by local standards, the struggle for 4 acres of land near Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach has become exceptionally intense.
The decommissioned naval hospital property at Oak Knoll may make headway in 2014.
The District 18 state assemblyman is a moderate on gun control, labor unions, and social justice.
When Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore entered city politics in 1992, becoming mayor was the last thing on her mind.
Hundreds of couples are expected to wed today around the state in the first day that same-sex marriage is legal in California.
We are writing to alert you to a counterproductive new tactic being used by the California Department of Food and Agriculture in an ill-advised quest to promote a spraying program against the Light Brown Apple Moth.