Stopping a Climate Change and Pollution Nightmare in the East Bay Feature

Stopping a Climate Change and Pollution Nightmare in the East Bay

Tar sands is the oil industry’s newest threat. Local activists want to put limits on refinery emissions to halt this dense and dangerous crude from coming to the Bay. But are the regional air district and state government on board?

News & Opinion

News How the Oakland Police Department Worked to Cover-Up Sex Crimes and a Home Invasion Committed by Cops

How the Oakland Police Department Worked to Cover-Up Sex Crimes and a Home Invasion Committed by Cops

OPD pressured victims and witnesses to change their statements, buried internal complaints, and delayed taking action against officers accused of criminal activity.

News #LibbyLeaks: Oakland Mayor Launches Investigation Against City and Police Whistleblowers

#LibbyLeaks: Oakland Mayor Launches Investigation Against City and Police Whistleblowers

Critic calls it a 'ridiculous waste of time and resources.'

Feature Summer Blockbuster Movies That Might Be Cool (But Probably Will Disappoint)

Summer Blockbuster Movies That Might Be Cool (But Probably Will Disappoint)

The summer movie as we knew it: kaput.

Letters
Letters for the Week of June 29, 2016

Letters for the Week of June 29, 2016

Readers sound off on "Choakland," cops, and frats.

Letters
Letters for the Week of June 22, 2016

Letters for the Week of June 22, 2016

Readers sound off on the mayor, police sex scandal, and Orlando.

Arts & Culture

Visual Art Esther Traugot's Funeral for Bees

Esther Traugot's Funeral for Bees

The Northern California artist crochets around natural found objects — including dead insects.

Culture Spy Boxing Night at 16th Street Station in West Oakland

Boxing Night at 16th Street Station in West Oakland

A recent boxing showcase at a defunct West Oakland train station captured the historic spirit of the site.

Staff Picks

Altered State: Marijuana in California

Oakland Museum of California
Berkeley Juggling Club

Berkeley Juggling Club

UC Berkeley Campus
Oakland Showga

Oakland Showga

Starline Social Club
Savage Love
The 'Not Into Men' Excuse

The 'Not Into Men' Excuse

Is it okay to play gay?

Free Will Astrology
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Horoscopes for the week of June 23-29.

Movies

Movie Review Free State of Jones: Light in the Wilderness

Free State of Jones: Light in the Wilderness

Communes in 1865 Mississippi and other improbabilities.

Movie Review Swiss Army Man? What a Tool

Swiss Army Man? What a Tool

In the therapeutic tree house with Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe.

Movie Review
Film Noir? From Mexico?

Film Noir? From Mexico?

Shadows from south of the border, at BAMPFA.

Movie Review
Ghosts Run Mild in ‘Phantom of the Theatre’

Ghosts Run Mild in ‘Phantom of the Theatre’

Tame times in 1930s Shanghai.

Music

Music YMTK's 'All The Right Places' is the Perfect Summer Soundtrack

YMTK's 'All The Right Places' is the Perfect Summer Soundtrack

The Oakland-bred, LA-based singer's upcoming album is a sun-soaked project that combines R&B, house, soul, and funk to dazzling effect.

Show Preview Mac Dre Day: Mistah F.A.B. and Kool John

Mac Dre Day: Mistah F.A.B. and Kool John

Celebrate Furl's birthday the right way.

Staff Picks

Ships in the Night

The New Parish
Motown on Mondays

Motown on Mondays

The Legionnaire Saloon

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Summer Guide 2016

Your definitive guide to summertime entertainment, outings, eating, drinking, and more.

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