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Oakland Playwright Patricia Milton’s Latest, Bamboozled, Hits Close to Home

She keeps her topical work politically charged for Central Works.
February 13, 2018

The Advocate

Jon Eldan runs the only nonprofit dedicated to helping exonerees throughout the country — out of his Lower Rockridge home.
February 12, 2018

Artist Carol Aust Contemplates in Hues

Oakland artist puts existential topics on canvas and wood for a soulful conversation.
February 9, 2018

Oakland Lawyer Jasmine Guillory Writes a Romance Novel

Her debut novel, The Wedding, features Alexa, who is black, making her a rare person of color in the overwhelmingly white world of romance novels.
February 8, 2018

The Kilduff Files: Santiago Rizzo Has Made an Authentic Film About Coming of Age in Berkeley

It’s also won awards. But will any movie studios distribute it?
February 5, 2018

The Town’s Baker

Yahshimabet Sellassie runs a thriving baking company.
February 5, 2018

Preferred Information Sources

Alamedans stay informed by The Times, the Chron, Twitter, and NPR, but not much TV.
January 24, 2018

A Radical Clean Energy Pioneer

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.
January 22, 2018

Cut Them a Break

Readers share their thoughts on our December issue.
January 17, 2018

They Made a Brighter Future

To usher out 2017, we’re bidding a final farewell to East Bay luminaries who made the future brighter.
January 3, 2018