The $4.3 million judgments against the city of Oakland and Desley Brooks were the last straw.
Alamedans stay informed by The Times, the Chron, Twitter, and NPR, but not much TV.
Activist Al Weinrub has pushed Alameda County to create its own green energy system —and he wants to make sure it generates local jobs, too.
Local cannabis experts have noticed more interest in pot by baby boomers looking for health alternatives.
Three East Bay cities have some of the country’s highest rates of “unfounded” rape reports, raising questions about their investigations.
Alameda County’s Write to Read program has surprising results for incarcerated male teens at Camp Sweeney.
For a variety of reasons, Oakland schools have been shelving traditional textbooks in favor of other learning tools.
Rent, online shopping, regulations, and a higher minimum wage reduce the brick-and-mortar presence.
Restaurants face an increasingly tough landscape.
A small live-aboard community in a picturesque setting in Richmond is facing huge rent hikes, while the harbor’s owners are looking at millions of dollars in upgrades.