Ignoring Signs of Danger, CHP Allowed Man to Die in Jail


Ignoring Signs of Danger, CHP Allowed Man to Die in Jail

Johnny Cornejo swallowed a lethal dose of drugs after a traffic stop

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The e-cig giant has been paying for research, contracting with labs that critics say favor the tobacco industry, and boosting its image through "school curriculum."


Analysis: Progressives Failed in Richmond

Internal discord and disorganization resulted in serious setbacks for the Richmond Progressive Alliance in the November election.


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Blunts + Moore in East Oakland is the first pot shop to open its doors via the city's cannabis equity program.

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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's final margin of victory was 27.5 percentage points over Cat Brooks.


The Corrupt Oakland Official Who Wanted to be a Cannabis Kingpin

Thomas Espinosa is accused of taking bribes and extorting property owners in his job as a city building inspector. In his spare time, he was assembling a cannabis real estate empire.


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The report is especially critical of Police Chief Allwyn Brown's mishandling of RPD's sexual exploitation scandal.


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A’s Swing for the Fences at Howard Terminal

Oakland’s last pro sports team is dreaming big for itself and the city with plans to redevelop the Coliseum complex to help privately finance a ballpark with modern, bold designs next to Jack London Square.


Did Freemasons Secretly Build an 'Equinox Observatory' in Oakland's Skyline?

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Conservatives Target Malia Vella

After progressives won a sweeping victory in Alameda on Nov. 6, Island conservatives are now attempting to recall a city councilmember. But ALCO Dems are on her side.


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California's Nightmare

The horrific Camp Fire has proven that the state can no longer afford unchecked development in wildland areas or next to them.

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