Berkeley's New Progressive Majority Gets Serious About Homelessness Solutions

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Berkeley's New Progressive Majority Gets Serious About Homelessness Solutions

Longstanding activists surprised, encouraged by micro-dwelling and 'Pathways' project.

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Letters of the Week: Berkeley, National Embarrassment?

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The Old Mervyn's Headquarters in Hayward Underscores a Lack of Resources to Address the City's Homelessness Crisis

The building, which had a couple-dozen people living in it at one time, will soon become a 476-unit, market-rate housing development.

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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.

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Letters of the Week: Readers Chime In On Next Head of Oakland Schools

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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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Bay Area Activists Protest Peter Thiel's Partnership With Immigration and Customs Enforcement

'Don’t build technology for Mordor.'

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Oakland Officials Question Police Partnerships with Federal Immigration Agents and FBI

OPD signed a joint task force agreement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement in January of this year.

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Letters of the Week: 'Baconslut,' Single-Payer Health Care, and More

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Inside Immigration Court: Are Deportation Hearings In The Bay Area Unconstitutional?

Everyone from public defenders to top state lawmakers say the arcane, complex legal system is unfair.

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Should The Next Oakland Unified Schools Superintendent Be Homegrown?

Many community members and parents are determined that the new leader be homegrown.

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Letters for the Week of March 1

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The Bay Is Brutal: A Love Letter To Concrete and Brutalism in the Bay Area

The story of brutalist architecture in the Bay Area is similar to the stories of urban renewal in lots of cities across the United States in the 1960s.

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Alameda County Officials Say Repealing Affordable Care Act Would Be ‘Devastating’

More than 150,000 residents receive some kind of health benefits from the ACA.

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