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The Wrong Path?

Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
November 13, 2017

OPD’s Lost Officer Class

Desperate to staff up, Oakland police hired many problem cops between 2013 and 2015. And it’s still paying the price.
November 6, 2017

Teaching Environmental Literacy

California has launched a movement to help students understand climate change and human impacts on water and ecological systems.
November 3, 2017

A History of Exclusion

How African Americans were blocked from living in most East Bay neighborhoods: an excerpt from the 2017 book "The Color of Law."
October 23, 2017

Michael Horse the Actor and Artist Are One

Twin Peaks’ Deputy Hawk turns art into a political act with ledger art.
October 23, 2017

Down on Children’s-UCSF Merger

Readers share their thoughts about UCSF taking on Children’s Hospital.
October 19, 2017

City Manager Under Fire

Alameda’s influential firefighters’ union is at war with Jill Keimach over how she selected the new chief of the Island’s fire department.
October 17, 2017

Laney Builds Tiny Houses

Oakland City Councilmember Abel Guillen may take a prototype on the road to promote a new form of housing for homeless people.
October 11, 2017

A (Road) Diet for the Future

East Bay activists are pushing to replace more traffic lanes with bike lanes. But not everybody is happy about it.
October 10, 2017

Pandora’s Remix

Once a pioneer in the music-streaming industry, the company has lagged behind hipper rivals like Spotify. But it’s determined to get its mojo back.
October 9, 2017