Oakland Clean Energy Proposal AMP-lifies Fears in Alameda

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Oakland Clean Energy Proposal AMP-lifies Fears in Alameda

Alameda Municipal Power says PG&E's participation in a proposal to clean air in West Oakland could threaten the island's power supply.

 

CHRONIC TOWN

Widespread Layoffs Illustrate How Broken the State's Pot Industry Is

Can the legislature fix the problem? So far it has not stepped up.

FEATURE

Climate Change and Social Change

Oakland's ambitious approach to solving the climate crisis combines environmental action with a focus on equity. Can they fit together?

SEVEN DAYS

Larry Reid is Retiring From the Oakland City Council

Plus, Democratic leaders snub Steve Glazer for stances on labor.

GUEST EDITORIALS

Homelessness Is a Tragedy When Solutions Are at Hand

Formerly homeless seniors help prepare Oakland shelter so that others become housed.

NEWS

Fired Piedmont Custodian Seeks to Clear his Name

After filing grievances over a disciplinary incident that he believes was unfair, Ken Mockel was accused of far more serious charges that school attorneys later misrepresented.

CHRONIC TOWN

Oakland Delays Pot-Tax Vote, but 'Damage Already Done'

It's impossible to know how much cannabis business has been lost to cities with lower rates. But it's a lot.

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Local Mayors Back Movement for Customer-Owned PG&E

Plus one-time foe of San Leandro Hospital to lead hospital district.

GUEST EDITORIALS

Let's Speak Truth About America's Housing Crisis

We need a Marshall Plan for housing in the country.

FEATURE

The Clock is Ticking at Point Molate

Should Richmond really build a waterfront community along the historic cul-de-sac directly adjacent to Chevron’s refinery?

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CHRONIC TOWN

Is Oakland Really Going to Cut Pot Taxes This Time?

The City Council is set to vote this week and later this month on ... something.

NEWS

Trump Administration Plan Allows Delta Water Managers to Kill Off Winter-Run Chinook Salmon

Environmentalists call the new water diversion regulations "an extinction plan."

SEVEN DAYS

Alameda County Prosecutors Unionize, Hint at Fears of O'Malley's Successor

Plus movement builds to release Alameda recording, and mutton busting is busted.

FEATURE

What Color Is Fire?

The controversy surrounding a racially insensitive greeting card sent out by Alameda County firefighters has called attention to the lack of diversity among the department's employees.

NEWS

Measure to Reform Oakland Police Commission in the Works

Charter amendment proposed by City Council President Rebecca Kaplan would make body more independent of mayor and city administrator.

CHRONIC TOWN

Oakland Wrestles With Bewildering Pot-Tax Proposals

The City Council Hopes to Decide Rates by Nov. 5

FEATURE

The Stink in East Oakland

A foundry once identified as Alameda County's second largest emitter of toxic air pollution faces renewed calls to clean up its act.

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