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  1. BREAKING NEWS: Prison Guard Union Pays Perata $260,000

  2. Smoke (and Mirrors) on the Water

    If expanding our ferry system as a disaster backup is a good idea, then why do Bay Area earthquake experts think the proposal stinks?

  3. Fishing for Revenues

    Is a media fat cat using a connected local firm as bait to acquire lucrative billboard deals from the Oakland port? Also, don't believe cops and firefighters who claim they're too poor to live where they work.

  4. Living Large

    How state Senator Don Perata uses campaign cash to finance his lavish lifestyle. First of two parts.

  5. My Fair Lady

    Don Perata helped raise Sandra Polka from debt and into a position of wealth and power. The big question is why? Campaigning the Perata Way: Second of two parts

  6. Thank Thyself

    Billboard hailing Don Perata brought to you by ... Don Perata!

  7. Slip-Sliding Away

    When the earth gives way, attorneys hit pay dirt; plus, feds probe Don Perata's favor for corporate donors.

  8. Back to Square One

    Jack London Square's future lies in an ambitious-but-risky proposal whose failure could turn once-public waterfront into office space.

  9. Ferryboats and McMansions

    It was a good week for developer Ron Cowan but a bad week for Alameda residents, who may have to put up with more airport noise thanks to his new luxury homes.

  10. Perata Probe Heats Up?

    Feds ask for reporters' notes in the public corruption investigation. Also, the senator is accused of violating state election law.

  11. Marine Protests, Gun Buybacks, and a Green Golf Cart Dismissal

    Top East Bay news stories for the week of February 11-17.

  12. Agency Fires Driver Over New Buses

    But driver has last laugh, as court orders AC Transit to reinstate him to position.

  13. Don Perata's Costly Legal Defense

    Ex-Senate boss' last year in Sacramento was a microcosm of his me-first career, and left his campaign coffers nearly empty.

  14. Don't Blame Berkeley for Higher Ticket Prices

    As cities across the state consider increasing parking ticket prices, the culprit was in Sacramento.

  15. Why Was the Case Against Perata Abandoned?

    The Don says it's because he's innocent, but there were many factors in play.

  16. Dellums to Finally Use Power

    Oakland's mayor plans to break a city council tie vote for the first time in a battle over the future of the port.

  17. Perata Campaign Is Nearly Broke

    The mayoral hopeful has spent more than $100,000. But he could be saved by an increase in donation limits.

  18. Road to Nowhere

    The FBI probes links between state Senator Don Perata and a $40 million roadway project designed to enrich Alameda developer Ron Cowan.

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