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Issue Archive for the Week of Oct 4-10, 2017

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News & Opinion

  • Project Censored

    The 10 most important yet underreported news stories of the past year.
  • Will Oakland Adopt a Mansion Tax?

    Councilmember Dan Kalb is developing a tiered property transfer tax that could raise rates on expensive homes and generate millions in new revenue.
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  • OPD's Double Standard Lives On

    Twelve rank-and-file Oakland cops were punished in the sex exploitation case, but a federal judge decided the commanders who bungled the investigation don't need to be disciplined.
  • Move Over, Hippies

    Back-to-the-landers who created the state's cannabis-growing industry decades ago may be left behind when the button-down crowd takes control of the new era of legal weed.

Arts & Culture

  • First Friday Guide

    All the events for October's art walk and street fair
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Movies

Food & Drink

Music

  • The Rapid Ascent of OMB Peezy

    The upstart Sacramento-via Mobile, Ala. rapper navigates new-money anxieties and his region-straddling identity on debut release Humble Beginnings.

Blogs

  • Fires Threaten California’s First Legal Pot Crop

    Growers are already talking about christening various strains of the 2017 harvest with names like “campfire pot,” “hickory kush,” and “beef jerky.”

Most Popular Stories

  • The East Bay's Tow Hustle

    Towing companies are taking cars illegally, and it's costing people. One of the worst offenders is PPI Towing of Oakland.
  • Towing for Dollars in Alameda

    Since 2013, more than 1,400 vehicles have been towed from one West End apartment complex by one company: PPI Towing.
  • The Problems With Bioplastics

    People mistakenly try to recycle them, thereby contaminating the waste stream. Plus, they're not really compostable.
  • Pro-Tenant and Pro-Housing

    East Bay voters made it clear that they favor candidates who advocate not only for more renter protections and more homeless services, but also, more housing.
  • Maejoo Is Small But Mighty

    The modern yet petite San Leandro Korean restaurant offers limited seating and menu options, but delivers on quality and taste.

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