AK Press Defies Expectations — Again

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AK Press Defies Expectations — Again

Since the anarchist press' warehouse was ravaged by fire, the organization's radical principles appear to be enabling recovery, rather than impeding it.

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LEGALIZATION NATION

Tastings for Medical Pot Take Flight

Pot tech company Flow Kana discovers high consumer demand for knowledge, community, and elite heirloom bud.

NEWS

Oakland Apartment Tower Deal May Be Illegal

The proposed sale of city-owned land for the construction of a luxury apartment tower appears to violate state and local laws that prioritize affordable housing.

SEVEN DAYS

City Attorney Owes Oakland an Apology

A new scathing report largely blames Barbara Parker and her office for why the city has been unable to fire bad cops.

NEWS

Deadly Oakland Fire Ignites Tenant-Landlord Dispute

After a fire in a live-work building on 24th Street killed two people, city officials say the landlord has failed to take basic steps to rehab people's homes, and tenants worry that they may be permanently displaced.

LETTERS

Letters for the Week of April 22, 2015

Readers sound off on misled seniors, comparative water use, and Afrika Town.

CORRECTIONS

Corrections for the Week of April 22, 2015

The correct spelling of Andrew Bogut's name, and the Insight Garden Program.

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The Case for Banning Monsanto's Roundup

There's strong evidence that the herbicide causes birth defects and probably causes cancer. There's also reason to believe it causes or exacerbates numerous chronic illnesses.

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The Hazards of Unsafe Housing in Oakland

A live-work building under investigation by the city and plagued by maintenance problems and possible fire hazards raises alarms about several powerful real estate investors.

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Counter-Terrorism Officials Helped Track Black Lives Matter Protesters

A cache of California Highway Patrol emails provides a glimpse into how anti-terrorism agents helped law enforcement officials monitor Black Lives Matter protesters on the web.

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Five Reasons Why the Warriors Will Win the Title, and Five They Won't.

It's all about depth, defense, three-point shooting, youth, and the San Antonio Spurs.

LETTERS

Letters for the Week of April 15, 2015

Readers sound off on putting citizens in charge of police complaints, bad landlords, and racism in Berkeley.

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Tilting at Goalposts

More than 90 percent of high school football players will never suit up in college, let alone the pros. But that doesn't stop them from pursuing their dreams.

NEWS

Asian Seniors Misled About Lake Merritt Luxury Tower

The developer of a proposed a luxury apartment tower bused a group of non-English speaking Asian seniors to a planning commission meeting under the pretense that the building will include low-income housing.

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When UC Berkeley Charges Private School Tuition

The state has alleged that the university retaliated against a law student for seeking tuition support that UC owed her — raising concerns about the affordability of public grad programs.

LEGALIZATION NATION

Regulating Water Use By Pot Farms

Humboldt Assemblymember Jim Wood's tiny amendment to the state's water code is part of a groundbreaking new vision for marijuana agriculture.

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It's Time to Restrict Groundwater Pumping in California

Big Ag is doing irreparable harm to the state's underground water supplies — and for no good reason.

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