One of Oakland's Most Historic Figures Was Also Horribly Racist Feature

One of Oakland's Most Historic Figures Was Also Horribly Racist

Jack London wrote of exterminating Chinese, the genocide of "lesser breeds," and the supremacy of the white race.

News & Opinion

Legalization Nation Growing Clean Cannabis to Pass California's New Rules

Growing Clean Cannabis to Pass California's New Rules

Local grower Joseph Snow has developed a natural farming method that he says will meet California's new mandate for cannabis to be free of pesticides, fungus, and mold.

Feature Hidden Monuments to Racism

Hidden Monuments to Racism

Berkeley and Oakland have them. And so does the region’s environmental movement.

Feature Glossing Over a Genocide

Glossing Over a Genocide

Perpetrators of California’s war to exterminate indigenous peoples are honored with innumerable place names. The survivors’ heritage is still being obliterated.

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature Mimi Pond Goes Home Again

Mimi Pond Goes Home Again

Her new graphic novel, The Customer is Always Wrong, fondly recalls the more affordable days of Oakland.

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LGBT Tour at Oakland Museum

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Dan Savage:Dating a Trans Woman

Dan Savage:Dating a Trans Woman

Also, should you stay in a relationship if you’re unhappy or don’t trust your partner?

Movies

Movie Review <i>Il Boom:</i> He’s Got to Have It

Il Boom: He’s Got to Have It

Actor Alberto Sordi goes bonkers in bitter Italian satire.

Movie Review <i>Mother!</i>: Who Are All These People?

Mother!: Who Are All These People?

Darren Aronofsky's Freudian allegory is nowhere near as interesting as Black Swan.

Movie Review
<i>Logan Lucky</i>: Mountain Dew, Mountain Don't

Logan Lucky: Mountain Dew, Mountain Don't

Steven Soderbergh, the Duke of Hazard, is back.

Movie Review
<i>False Confessions</i> Rings True

False Confessions Rings True

Isabelle Huppert and director Luc Bondy revive a classic French farce.

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<i>Luna Gale</i> @ Aurora Theatre

Luna Gale @ Aurora Theatre

Caroline, a social worker, struggles to find the "best" home for baby...
Breed and Rescue @ The Marsh Berkeley

Breed and Rescue @ The Marsh Berkeley

The Marsh Berkeley announces a new solo musical performance Breed & Rescue,...

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