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Issue Archive for the Week of Oct 17-23, 2018

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  • Role Reversals in the Oakland Mayor's Race

    In the Oakland mayor's race, the normally staid Libby Schaaf has come out swinging, while one of her top challengers, the usually brash Cat Brooks, is acting more like a Fortune 500 CEO.
  • Richmond at a Crossroads

    The city is on the verge of an economic boom: Will Mayor Tom Butt, a longtime city official, lead it to prosperity, or will the Richmond Progressive Alliance take full control of City Hall?
  • Island Gone Wild

    This has been a crazy year in Alameda politics, and it's about to get crazier.
  • A New Berkeley Council?

    With two longtime councilmembers retiring and two vulnerable newcomers defending their seats, half of the city council could be gone next year.
  • Taking Sides in Oakland Council District 2

    Councilmember Abel Guillen has mediated development conflicts and budget battles, but his opponent Nikki Fortunato Bas believes the councilmember should be more of an advocate.
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  • A Guide to Oakland's Ballot Measures

    Six measures on the November ballot include new taxes, tax breaks, changes to existing taxes, worker and tenant protections, and education funding.
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  • The Fight Over Rent Control

    Tenants are pushing to repeal the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Act, which strictly limits local rent control. But landlords are spending big to beat Prop. 10.
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  • The Express' November 2018 Endorsement Guide

    We endorse Schaaf, Ezzy Ashcraft, and Butt; along with Fortunato Bas, Thao, Middleton, and Whitaker for Oakland council and Knox White and Oddie for Alameda council.
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  • Savage Love: Jacks

    Navigating professional relationships at sex parties.

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  • Tilden Cafe Benefits the Deaf Community

    The new food truck celebrated its grand opening at the California School for the Deaf in Fremont, serving its signature smoky grilled cheese sandwiches.

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