- Election 2012
- by Ali Winston
News & Opinion,
Oct 24, 2012
The Oakland city attorney's race features a longtime city lawyer against a longtime councilwoman, and it's gotten a bit ugly.
Tenants in a North Oakland building are facing displacement after it was sold to a Silicon Valley investor who wants to double their rent.
Witnesses Steven Clark and Mohammed Delik say they never saw Pedie Perez grab for Richmond police Officer Wallace Jensen's gun before Jensen shot Perez to death.
It's not just because OPD is understaffed, it's also because the department prefers to use its resources on patrolling poor neighborhoods.
The agricultural use of chlorpyrifos, a toxic insecticide linked to health problems, has increased — and activists say the state has done little to limit the risks.
Alameda County traps people in poverty with steep fines for minor traffic infractions — in a cruel system that depends on punishing Black and low-income residents and is plagued by hypocrisy and conflicts of interest.