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Legalization Nation Warehouse Weed Farming in Richmond's Wild West

Warehouse Weed Farming in Richmond's Wild West

The city's complicated and sticky process for licensing cannabis grows has prompted many cultivators to remain in the shadows.

Feature Watching the Watchdog

Watching the Watchdog

Since Brenda Roberts became Oakland city auditor in 2015, productivity has plummeted, and ex-employees say the office has been wracked by a culture of abuse.

News Oakland Police Chief Made False Statements About ICE Raid

Oakland Police Chief Made False Statements About ICE Raid

Anne Kirkpatrick said Oakland police had assisted in a federal human trafficking investigation, but the only charges filed so far are civil immigration violations.

Music

Music Second Line Vinyl to Bring Record Manufacturing to West Oakland

Second Line Vinyl to Bring Record Manufacturing to West Oakland

The first major record manufacturer in Oakland since the mid-'30s plans to offer other various music-industry resources under the name Bump Town, including a venue.

Music Boofrmda4 Talks About How Music Helped Her Deal with Tragedy

Boofrmda4 Talks About How Music Helped Her Deal with Tragedy

The Oakland singer makes club bangers out of personal struggle.

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Pacific Coast Brewery last Soiree @ Pacific Coast Brewing Co.

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Blasted @ Shotgun Players

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