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News East Bay Paratransit Bus System Leaves Drivers Broke and Riders Often Stranded

East Bay Paratransit Bus System Leaves Drivers Broke and Riders Often Stranded

The crucial service is suffering from chronic driver turnover due to low wages and a lack of affordable health benefits, and now workers are considering a strike.

News Court-Appointed Monitor Who Oversees Oakland Police Department Could Have Blocked Controversial Promotions — but He Didn’t.

Court-Appointed Monitor Who Oversees Oakland Police Department Could Have Blocked Controversial Promotions — but He Didn’t.

Robert Warshaw has the power to demote high-ranking officers and even fire the police chief.

News Young Professionals Only? Housemates Accuse Landlord of Rejecting Subtenant Applications in Hopes of Vacating Rent-Controlled Unit.

Young Professionals Only? Housemates Accuse Landlord of Rejecting Subtenant Applications in Hopes of Vacating Rent-Controlled Unit.

The landlord denies this. But tenants rights’ groups say more and more property owners are turning down these subtenant applications in an effort to increase rents.

Movies

Movie Review <i>Landline</i>: Girls' Town

Landline: Girls' Town

Situational ethics, with a little sex.

Movie Review <i>Lady Macbeth</i>: What? Another Gothic Sexual Melodrama?

Lady Macbeth: What? Another Gothic Sexual Melodrama?

But actress Florence Pugh makes this British meller memorable.

Movie Review
Where's the Outrage? In <i>Detroit</i>.

Where's the Outrage? In Detroit.

Kathryn Bigelow's nerve-twisting new movie explores the meaning of the term "race riot."

Movie Review
<i>Manifesto</i>: I Remember Dada

Manifesto: I Remember Dada

Cate Blanchett showcase takes pretentious tedium to unheard-of levels.

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