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Issue Archive for the Week of Jun 18-24, 2008

News & Opinion

  • Profiting from Redevelopment

    An East Oakland land deal could cost the city millions, while reaping huge profits for two well-connected property owners.
  • Rethinking the Corner Store

    A neighborhood market says no to alcohol and yes to fresh produce.
  • Letters for June 18

    Readers sound off on the Alameda Theater, Mario Juarez, John Yoo, global hunger, Oakland police, Pete Stark, and the mass dissemination of dumbness.

Arts & Culture

  • C Is for Contemporary

    Company C Ballet brings an ecumenical sensibility to its fifth annual Oakland Dance Festival.
  • Family Values

    Money can't buy happiness in Janelle Brown's new Silicon Valley satire.
  • Myths and Dreams

    Calixto Robles and Alexandra Blum make fantasy real.
  • Aquarium Age

    For the week of June 18-24, 2008.


  • One-Night Stands

    Repertory film listings for June 19 through June 25, 2008.

Food & Drink



Most Popular Stories

  • Davis Dysfunction Dooms Raiders Again

    Mark Davis’ head-scratching decision to move the team to Las Vegas has proven to be a major distraction for the team.
  • The Wrong Path?

    Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
  • Why Oakland Should Cut Off ICE

    Federal immigration officials say they've been investigating "human trafficking" in the city. But in the past decade, they have not imprisoned anyone from Oakland for that crime.
  • Highland Hospital Surveillance Stirs Concerns

    The county's main hospital in Oakland has a camera that reads license plates and shares that information with federal law enforcement, including ICE.
  • Jerry Brown's Cap-and-Trade Program Isn't Working

    California's greenhouse gas emissions declined last year. But it was primarily due to the rainy weather — not the governor's climate policies.

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