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Weathering the Heat

In the decades ahead, as temperatures rise and droughts intensify, Northern California's climate, vegetation, and wildlife may look more like Southern California does today.

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The Laney College Opposition

Many faculty members and students are either skeptical or completely against the A’s’ plans to build a ballpark next to the campus.

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New Ballpark Could Devastate Lake Merritt's Birds

Environmentalists say the stadium could cause a die-off of birds and force them to leave the area completely.

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Prosperity or Displacement?

Some Eastlake and Chinatown businesses are optimistic about the new A’s ballpark, while others worry that it won’t lift all boats.

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Can Oakland Protect Chinatown and Eastlake?

Some fear a Laney ballpark will fuel displacement, but the city thinks it can rein in the forces of speculation.

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The Oakland Coliseum’s Uncertain Future

The iconic Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and Arena have a storied history. But if the A’s move away, what will happen to the site?

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Laney or Bust!

In selecting a site next to Laney College, the A’s sided with their fans, investors, and MLB over the wishes of many Oakland residents. And the team has a long, difficult road ahead.

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The Woman Behind Oakland's Mobile Food Scene

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The Mother and the Officer

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  • Weathering the Heat

    In the decades ahead, as temperatures rise and droughts intensify, Northern California's climate, vegetation, and wildlife may look more like Southern California does today.
  • New Ballpark Could Devastate Lake Merritt's Birds

    Environmentalists say the stadium could cause a die-off of birds and force them to leave the area completely.
  • Laney or Bust!

    In selecting a site next to Laney College, the A’s sided with their fans, investors, and MLB over the wishes of many Oakland residents. And the team has a long, difficult road ahead.
  • The Laney College Opposition

    Many faculty members and students are either skeptical or completely against the A’s’ plans to build a ballpark next to the campus.
  • Can Oakland Protect Chinatown and Eastlake?

    Some fear a Laney ballpark will fuel displacement, but the city thinks it can rein in the forces of speculation.

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