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Judge Rips Ex-Oakland Cop: 'He's Actually, in a way, Pimping.'

Former Oakland police officer will stand trial for felony conspiracy and prostitution charges.

FEATURE

How Nature Heals: Why East Bay Doctors Are Prescribing The Outdoors To People Of Color

Doctors and experts also say there are too many barriers for communities of color to access parks.

NEWS

Golden Road Brewing's Meg Gill Visits Oakland To Defend Controversial Plan To Open Beer Garden

Residents continue to organize against the AB InBev-owned brewery.

RAISING THE BAR

Justice Is A Verb: On Trump, The Need For Profiles In Courage, and Judge Wendell Griffen's Activism

Lessons in resistance from red-state Arkansas.

NEWS

Oakland Officials Are Divided Over a Proposal to Create a New Department of Violence Prevention

Most councilmembers and the mayor disapprove of creating the new department. But virtually everyone agrees the city has to do more.

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Think Local: Readers Discuss How To Cultivate A Sustainable, Equitable East Bay Economy

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Neighbors Along One Fruitvale Street Are Organizing to Stop a Controversial Eviction

'This is happening on each block in Oakland.'

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Oakland Schools’ Special Education Reading Clinic May Close Due to Budget Cuts

Supporters say it makes no sense to close the clinic.

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How Nature Heals: Why East Bay Doctors Are Prescribing The Outdoors To People Of Color

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How Nature Heals: Why East Bay Doctors Are Prescribing The Outdoors To People Of Color

Doctors and experts also say there are too many barriers for communities of color to access parks.

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