Housing Crisis Averted in San Leandro?


Housing Crisis Averted in San Leandro?

The city's rent review board has nothing to do.


Berkeley Pledges Support and Funding for Worker Co-ops

City council unanimously supports plan to develop the country's most comprehensive co-op support program


Arreguin Sees the Light on the Density

Berkeley mayor acknowledges a change of heart regarding the need for cities to build more housing


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.


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.


Aisha Wahab Made History

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


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.


Fixing Oakland’s Death Traps

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


Rigel Robinson Represents the Next Generation

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


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.


Excessive Water Consumption Killed Santa Rita Inmate

The death of Jesus Dickey of Berkeley has contributed to mounting concerns about the state of mental health treatment in the jail.


Haircuts with Heart Provides Free Haircuts to the Homeless

Volunteer stylists, shears and blow-dryers in hand, provide pampering services for those who need it the most.


Most Popular Stories

Latest Comments

Special Reports

Holiday Guide 2018

A guide to this holiday season's gifts, outings, eats, and more.

Fall Arts 2018

Our Picks for the Best Events of the Fall Arts Season

Readers' Favorites

© 2019 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation