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News Oakland Police Commanders Who Buried Sex-Crime Scandal Investigation Were Later Promoted

Oakland Police Commanders Who Buried Sex-Crime Scandal Investigation Were Later Promoted

Mayor Schaaf’s subsequent investigation of the mishandled case also fizzled and required federal court intervention.

News Protests, Arrests After Berkeley Approves Contentious Urban Shield Program

Protests, Arrests After Berkeley Approves Contentious Urban Shield Program

A city council vote to continue controversial police training programs was met with community outrage.

News Living Downstairs, or Lying?: Advocates Say Oakland Landlords Pretending to Reside in Apartments so as to Evict Tenants

Living Downstairs, or Lying?: Advocates Say Oakland Landlords Pretending to Reside in Apartments so as to Evict Tenants

In smaller buildings, property owners can move in (or fake to residing there) to circumvent rent control.

Arts & Culture

Theater A Deluge of Joy as <i>Monsoon Wedding</i> Takes The Stage

A Deluge of Joy as Monsoon Wedding Takes The Stage

Mira Nair’s adaptation of her 2001 film delivers a nostalgic treat for the South Asian Diaspora.

Savage Love
Dan Savage: He’s Not The One For You

Dan Savage: He’s Not The One For You

Also: Of Threesomes and Fooling Around

Movies

Movie Review
<i>The Beguiled</i>: South by Southeast

The Beguiled: South by Southeast

Sofia Coppola's psycho-sexual melodrama hits all the right notes, except one.

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

Manifesto: I Remember Dada

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

Upcoming Events

I See You - Paintings by Alison Moncrieff @ Inkblot Gallery

I See You - Paintings by Alison Moncrieff @ Inkblot Gallery

Oakland artist Alison Moncrieff's exhibition of paintings and prints "I See You"...
Andy Goldsworthy: Drawing Water Standing Still @ Haines Gallery

Andy Goldsworthy: Drawing Water Standing Still @ Haines Gallery

Haines Gallery proudly presents Drawing Water Standing Still, a solo exhibition of...
The Structure of Cloth 1.1 @ Mercury 20 Gallery

The Structure of Cloth 1.1 @ Mercury 20 Gallery

Ruth Tabancay has been fascinated with the concept of magnification since she...

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