News & Opinion

Feature About the Data: What Our Reporters Analyzed to Learn About Officer-Involved Killings in Oakland

About the Data: What Our Reporters Analyzed to Learn About Officer-Involved Killings in Oakland

We looked at data from 2000 to 2015.

News Mad Props:  A Roundup of the 17 Initiatives on California's November 2016 Ballot

Mad Props: A Roundup of the 17 Initiatives on California's November 2016 Ballot

From legal weed to death penalty to plastic bags, it seems like a glut of measures — yet it's fewer than average.

Letters
Letters for the Week of August 17, 2016

Letters for the Week of August 17, 2016

Readers sound off about Proposition 59, homelessness, and the Express' layout.

Letters
Letters for the Week of August 10, 2016

Letters for the Week of August 10, 2016

Readers sound off on Chinatown, toxins, and the police commission.

Arts & Culture

Visual Art <i>4%ers</i>: An All-Female Showcase at Athen B Gallery

4%ers: An All-Female Showcase at Athen B Gallery

Curated by Rachel Ralph, the exhibit features nineteen in-your-face female artists.

Culture Spy The Lost Art of Sylvia Ludins

The Lost Art of Sylvia Ludins

A Berkeley filmmaker hoping to pick up an antique dresser from Craigslist, instead stumbled upon a treasure trove of old art.

Books Pick StorySlam Oakland: Race and Privilege

StorySlam Oakland: Race and Privilege

At Sweet Bar Bakery.

Staff Picks

Be Live About It

Woods Bar & Brewery
East Bay Front Runners

East Bay Front Runners

Berkeley Marina

Altered State: Marijuana in California

Oakland Museum of California
Free Will Astrology
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Horoscopes for the week of August 18–24.

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Portal Owner Goes Pizza with Philomena in East Oakland

Portal Owner Goes Pizza with Philomena in East Oakland

The new pizzeria on 14th Avenue blends East and West Coast sensibilities — for a price.

Food Event Pick The Hayward Zucchini Festival

The Hayward Zucchini Festival

At Kennedy Park.

Music

Music Shake It Without Shame at Twerk 4 Mother Earth

Shake It Without Shame at Twerk 4 Mother Earth

The upcoming West Oakland day party promotes self-love, mindfulness, and carefree fun — for everyone, but especially Black women and queer people — at a time of immense political strife.

Music Dream Day Pays Homage to a Beloved Figure in Oakland's Hip-Hop and Graffiti Scenes

Dream Day Pays Homage to a Beloved Figure in Oakland's Hip-Hop and Graffiti Scenes

In its sixth year, the annual arts and music fest honors the legacy of Mike "Dream" Francisco with performances by Equipto, Husalah, Nump, and more.

Staff Picks

Fuzic

Era Art Bar and Lounge
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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