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Editor's Note Huzzah to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf For Standing Up To Craven NFL Greed, Raiders Owner Mark Davis

Huzzah to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf For Standing Up To Craven NFL Greed, Raiders Owner Mark Davis

The mayor gets to raise her flag (and middle digit to Mark Davis and the NFL). But now it’s back to work.

News Will Oakland Become First U.S. City To Ditch Wall Street And Establish A Public Bank?

Will Oakland Become First U.S. City To Ditch Wall Street And Establish A Public Bank?

Proponents say an Oakland bank could rake in billions of dollars from the marijuana industry.

Feature Skate Or DIY: Why Is It So Damn Hard To Build A Skate Park In Oakland?

Skate Or DIY: Why Is It So Damn Hard To Build A Skate Park In Oakland?

A profile of Oakland’s skate-park legacy — and the skaters working to build more places to shred.

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Movie Review Terrence Malick's <i>Song to Song</i>, aka Blah Blah Land

Terrence Malick's Song to Song, aka Blah Blah Land

How can you make a movie with Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara, Natalie Portman, Michael Fassbender, and Cate Blanchett that turns out such a bloody bore? Ask Terrence Malick.

Movie Review <i>Cardinal X</i> Is Hardly Ecstatic

Cardinal X Is Hardly Ecstatic

But Angie Wang's college-drug-dealer drama could have been worse.

Movie Review
Middle-Age Crazy with <i>Wilson</i>

Middle-Age Crazy with Wilson

Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern remind us of why we've always liked them.

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<i>Raw</i>: There Will Be Blood

Raw: There Will Be Blood

Thinking of becoming a veterinarian? Think again.

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