- News & Opinion
- by Thien Pham
News & Opinion,
Dec 31, 2003
The Year in Comics
By Wahab Algarmi, Alixopulos, Stephen Buel, Josh Frankel, Fredo, Malcolm Gay, Hellen Jo, David Lasky, Michael Mechanic, Thien Pham, Lark Pien, Jesse Reklaw, and Chris Thompson
- Tags: Feature, Politics
A package of bills now waiting for Governor Jerry Brown's signature would regulate the use of groundwater for the first time in California. But for some residents, it's too late.
Nurses say the healthcare giant's new Oakland Medical Center is plagued by dangerous equipment malfunctions, ineffective communication systems, and chronic understaffing.
For more than a century, the University of California has maintained extensive ties to the fossil fuel industry. A coalition of students, alumni, and climate scientists is trying to sever those bonds.
The Oakland Zoo's expansion into Knowland Park would destroy rare habitat and cut off public access to open space. Can opponents stop the project before it's too late?
Cops stop shooting people. Political protests end peacefully. And crime drops dramatically. Just ask Richmond.