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Things to Do on the Water

The editor highlights water activities worth exploring in the Bay Area.
June 4, 2018

The California Trail at the Oakland Zoo Opens June 28

Bison, gray wolves, grizzlies, and other native California animals will roam the East Bay again.
June 4, 2018

East Bay DANCES 2018 Showcases All Kinds of Movement

Traditional and modern dance as well as Americana styles and Persian belly dancing will be represented.
June 1, 2018

Tax Time Scammers Return

East Bay residents have been getting calls from aggressive scammers pretending to be IRS agents. Armed with personal information, they threaten victims with arrest unless they pay thousands of dollars.
May 28, 2018

Charter Schools Checked in Richmond

The city council enacted a moratorium on charters in industrial zones, and the school district alleges that one charter-school chain is violating local, state, and federal codes.
May 23, 2018

BART in Alameda?

A second transbay tube could ease Alameda’s nightmarish traffic and boost Oakland’s economy. And transportation officials are now taking the idea seriously for the first time.
May 14, 2018

The 15th Assembly District Race Is a Wide-Open Affair

Twelve candidates are running for the East Bay district in the June primary, and at least seven appear to have a shot at garnering one of the top two spots.
May 8, 2018

Oakland Loses a Part of Its History

Neglected by the city for decades, the historic Miller Avenue library that first opened in 1918 was destroyed in a fire on Feb. 28 and is now gone forever.
May 7, 2018

Will Oakland Embrace Car-Free Living?

Patrick Kennedy says he can create lots of middle-class housing next to West Oakland BART — but only if he doesn’t have to build parking.
April 30, 2018

A Group of East Oaklanders Seek to Empower Their Community

It’s an east side story.
April 23, 2018