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Why Hasn’t Oakland Sued the NFL Yet?

Filing a lawsuit against Mark Davis and the NFL over the Raiders’ move is a no-brainer. But 16 months after the NFL owners’ vote, fan groups and lawsuit backers are still waiting on city officials, and time is running out.

News & Opinion

Eco Watch Protecting the East Bay's Water

Protecting the East Bay's Water

The Mokelumne River has been designated wild and scenic, giving it permanent protection from future dams.

Legalization Nation Lower Cannabis Taxes Will Be an Option on Oakland's November Ballot

Lower Cannabis Taxes Will Be an Option on Oakland's November Ballot

Voters are being asked to give the city council the power to lower marijuana business tax rates, which are currently among the highest in the state.

The Oakland Zone The Magic of Oakland Baseball Returns

The Magic of Oakland Baseball Returns

The never-say-die A’s have charged into the playoff race, ensuring that the summer of 2018 in the Oakland Coliseum is going to be special.

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature The Oakland Museum of California's Newest Exhibit Celebrates 50 Years of the Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Museum of California's Newest Exhibit Celebrates 50 Years of the Oakland Athletics

'Homegrown Heroes: Oakland A's at 50' looks at the history of the A's, focusing on the 1989 World Series.

Savage Love Savage Love: Connections

Savage Love: Connections

Plus, a massage with an accidental happy ending.

Arts Feature The Richmond Museum of History Grows to New Heights Under Executive Director Melinda McCrary

The Richmond Museum of History Grows to New Heights Under Executive Director Melinda McCrary

McCrary works to inspire civic pride and cultivate a stronger connection with the Richmond community.

Savage Love
Savage Love: Lopsiders

Savage Love: Lopsiders

Is it possible to fall in love differently with men and women?

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Why Oakland's Nyum Bai Is Poised for National Acclaim

Why Oakland's Nyum Bai Is Poised for National Acclaim

The Fruitvale restaurant captures the underrated expansiveness of Cambodian cuisine.

Restaurant Review At Mister Bolenca, the Art of the Asian-Inspired Sandwich

At Mister Bolenca, the Art of the Asian-Inspired Sandwich

The West Berkeley pop-up stuffs Asian and Latin flavors into French bread.

Movies

Movie Review 'Blindspotting' Is One of the Most Important Movies of the Year

'Blindspotting' Is One of the Most Important Movies of the Year

Written by and starring Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal, the film presents Oakland's finest.

Movie Review You Won't Be Able to Take Your Eyes Off of 'Unfriended: Dark Web'

You Won't Be Able to Take Your Eyes Off of 'Unfriended: Dark Web'

In this summer thriller, bad people are watching everything we do.

Music

Music Cruel Diagonals' Atmospheric Disturbance

Cruel Diagonals' Atmospheric Disturbance

An irreverent field recordist and archivist, Megan Mitchell debuts with 'Disambiguation.'

Music Grex Returns with its Most Accessible Record Yet

Grex Returns with its Most Accessible Record Yet

The local experimental band's 'Electric Ghost Parade' arrives after four years in the making.

Upcoming Events

<i>Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You</i> @ Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Face-to-Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You @ Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

The Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley first-year students have co-curated a...
<i>Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes</i> @ Roda Theatre

Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes @ Roda Theatre

Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning masterpiece finally arrives at Berkeley...
<i>Dry Powder</i> @ Aurora Theatre

Dry Powder @ Aurora Theatre

A razor-sharp and whip-smart comedy that skewers the world of high finance....

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