Berkeley Greenlights BART Housing in Principle, But the Devil Is In the Details.

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Berkeley Greenlights BART Housing in Principle, But the Devil Is In the Details.

Some observers are prioritizing maximum housing density, but other residents near the Ashby station are pushing for 100 percent affordability.

 

NEWS

MegaBots Liquidates its Assets, Sells Giant Robot on eBay

Company that tried to establish a giant robot fighting league concedes that its business model was flawed.

CHRONIC TOWN

What Should the Pot Industry Look Like?

Why didn't we just legalize it, and leave it alone?

SEVEN DAYS

Undersheriff Said Oakland Police Stood Up Deputies at 'Moms 4 Housing' Eviction

Plus, Alameda County bans flavored tobacco, and tensions rise after Montclair murder.

FEATURE

Nickeled and Dymed

The collapse of Dionymed Brands, which traded on the stock exchange as DYME, highlights the factors at work in the great cannabis crash.

NEWS

The Coming National Water-Quality Crisis

New California testing guidelines that take effect this month are expected to reveal widespread groundwater contamination from the chemicals associated with Teflon.

CHRONIC TOWN

Dare We Hope For Federal Legalization?

Efforts have been stymied, but momentum continues to build at the state level.

SEVEN DAYS

Alameda Contemplates License Plate Readers at Island's Entry Points

Plus, San Leandro disinterested in "toothless" campaign-finance reforms.

CORRECTIONS

Corrections

FEATURE

The Great Cannabis Crash of 2019

California is famous for its cyclical booms and busts: housing, dotcoms, gold mining. Guess which industry is next.

NEWS

Researchers Into 'Deepfakes' Highlight Failings of New California Legislation

Experts from UC Berkeley say more work is needed to stem the spread of deceptive audio and video content in advance of presidential election.

CHRONIC TOWN

What Are The Implications of Taxing High-THC Weed?

Should California follow Illinois' lead and tax according to potency?

LETTERS

Letters for the Week of Dec. 11-18

SEVEN DAYS

After Montclair Homicide, Oakland Councilmember Sheng Thao Wants Police Walking Beats

Plus, county fire chief retires, and support for Hernandez grows.

CORRECTIONS

Corrections

FEATURE

California's Salmon Barely Survived the 20th Century, (But Will They Vanish Before the Next One?)

Though fishing industry observers fear for the worst, some fisheries advocates can see a path forward.

CHRONIC TOWN

What Will 2020 Mean for Cannabis?

It appears unlikely that pot will be legalized at the federal level, which means continued challenges for the industry and consumers.

FEATURE

The Terrible Teens

Recession, Nationalism, Homelessness, Gentrification, Bad Cops, and Cancel Culture, but also Recovery, #MeToo, Changing of the Guard, Warriors, Cannabis, and more.

SPONSORED HEALTH

Blue Shield of California Launches BlueSky

Blue Shield of California launches BlueSky, a statewide multiyear initiative for improved mental health for students.

LETTERS

Letters For the Week of Jan. 1-7

Coal, Phil Tagami, and vegan “meat.”

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