Oakland Coal’s Wheel of Influence Feature

Oakland Coal’s Wheel of Influence

Leaked documents about the effort to sell a coal terminal to a reluctant city show how the government sausage gets made.

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Chronic Town

California Considers Yet Another Label Requirement for Cannabis

Despite flimsy science, a state agency might declare pot a “reproductive toxin.”

Feature Oakland Coal’s Wheel of Influence

Oakland Coal’s Wheel of Influence

Leaked documents about the effort to sell a coal terminal to a reluctant city show how the government sausage gets made.

Seven Days Harris Pulls the Plug on Presidential Campaign

Harris Pulls the Plug on Presidential Campaign

Plus, Oakland won't take no for an answer on Measure AA.

Guest Editorials

The Time to Fight Coal in Oakland Is Now

How I came to see climate change as a fight for our lives.

Sponsored Cannabis Handling TownBiz With Oakland Cannabis Brand Smoakland

Handling TownBiz With Oakland Cannabis Brand Smoakland

Handling TownBiz With Oakland Cannabis Brand Smoakland

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature Ten Years of Alternative Publishing

Ten Years of Alternative Publishing

East Bay Alternative Book and Zine Fest celebrates its first decade.

Savage Love

Spanking, HPV and Panic

Is it a bad sign if she doesn't know that I have come?

Staff Picks

Despereaux at the Berkeley Rep

Berkeley Rep School of Theatre

A Year with Frog and Toad

Bay Area Children's Theater

National Geographic Photo Ark

David Brower Center
Savage Love
Calling Their Bluff

Calling Their Bluff

To get what you want, you have to ask for it and mean it.

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Marugame Serves Udon, Cafeteria Style

Marugame Serves Udon, Cafeteria Style

Housemade noodles are the star of the show, but the soups and the tempura are hit and miss.

Movies

Movie Review <i>Dark Waters</i> Indeed

Dark Waters Indeed

The environment didn’t deserve this, and neither do you.

Movie Review Life and Death in Palermo

Life and Death in Palermo

Shooting the Mafia documents the work of photographer Letizia Battaglia.

Movie Review <i>Knives Out</i>, Laughs In

Knives Out, Laughs In

Old dark house has bright, shiny new gags.

Movie Review
Run, Baby, Run

Run, Baby, Run

Queen & Slim turns modern tragedy into timeless mythology.

Movie Review
Could Be Worse

Could Be Worse

Noah Baumbach, Scarlett Johansson, and Adam Driver tangle in Marriage Story.

Movie Review
Kidnapped by Muckrakers from Outer Space!

Kidnapped by Muckrakers from Outer Space!

Eye-popping doc tells the story of the National Enquirer.

Staff Picks
Cereal Cinema at The New Parkway Theater

Cereal Cinema

The New Parkway Theater

Music

Music A Folk Opera That Gives the Devil His Due

A Folk Opera That Gives the Devil His Due

Sam Chase’s response to the death of the album was to write and record an 18-song opus that can’t be enjoyed piecemeal.

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