Should We Break Up PG&E?

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Should We Break Up PG&E?

Or should we turn the scofflaw company into a public agency?

 

SEVEN DAYS

Barbara Lee Endorses Kamala Harris for President; Progressive Heads Explode

Plus hirings in Alameda and at Oakland A's and victories for Ro Khanna and the memory of Oscar Grant.

SEVEN DAYS

Richard Valle's Dual Allegiances

Elected supervisor from southern Alameda County also lobbies for recycling firm.

THE OAKLAND ZONE

Soccer Roots Grow Deeper in The Town

The Oakland Roots has signed its first player — Oakland native Devante Dubose. The acquisition is one more sign that pro soccer is returning to The Town.

FEATURE

Perhaps You Need a Dating Coach

Bay Area dating app consultants have got you covered.

FEATURE

Sex Shops Are Not So Scary

Check out these East Bay sex-positive shops.

FEATURE

8 Pointers for Dating in 2019

Single in the East Bay? Here are some tips for navigating the local dating scene.

NEWS

The Big Blue Eviction

The new owner of The Big Blue Haus, a beloved Oakland space for queers and artists, is evicting all the tenants, and renters say he told them he plans to turn it into an Airbnb.

FEATURE

Where to Eat Out With Your Crush

Restaurants to celebrate someone special.

FEATURE

Among the Lucky Ones

An ex-translator for the U.S. military in Afghanistan got a special visa and safely resettled in the East Bay. But for other Afghan translators, there now appears to be no way out.

NEWS

Amazon Works Hard to Keep Secrets

Under its agreement with UC Berkeley, the online giant can seek to block the release of public records or redact parts of them.

NEWS

Aisha Wahab Made History

The 31-year-old Hayward resident became the first Afghan American elected to public office in the United States.

LEGALIZATION NATION

Oakland May Cut Weed Tax

Cannabis businesses say the city’s high tax rate could force them to close. But if Oakland lowers the tax, it might not be able to afford city worker raises.

LETTERS

Letters for the Week of Feb. 6-Feb.12

NEWS

Ending a Double-Standard at Laney College

California has invested millions in educating formerly incarcerated students at community colleges, but those students have struggled to get campus jobs. That could finally change.

NEWS

Fixing Oakland’s Death Traps

After years of delay, the city is finally taking action to retrofit thousands of seismically unsafe soft-story apartments.

LEGALIZATION NATION

Oakland’s Equity Applicants Are Getting Stronger Together

After a year plagued with challenges and slow progress, equity applicants are learning to manage expectations and lean on others for resources and support.

LETTERS

Letters for the Week of Jan. 20-Feb. 5

THE OAKLAND ZONE

Raiders ‘Global’ Brand Is a Myth

No metric factually supports the oft-repeated falsehood about the so-called “global Raiders brand.” And this delusion could have destructive results for Mark Davis, the NFL, and Nevada taxpayers.

NEWS

Rigel Robinson Represents the Next Generation

At 22, the recent Cal grad is the youngest-ever member of the Berkeley City Council.

NEWS

Oakland’s Lead Paint Problem Persists

The city has yet to launch a program to check older homes for lead paint, even though children are still being poisoned. Funds from a recent lawsuit, however, could jumpstart the effort.

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