Another Reason to Turn Off the Lights

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Another Reason to Turn Off the Lights

A recent study suggests that artificial lighting makes it harder for birds — and perhaps humans — to fight off West Nile Virus.

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Alameda Sheriff Accused of Violating State Sanctuary Law

Sheriff's deputies allowed ICE agents into a locked area in Santa Rita Jail to arrest an immigrant woman who had committed no crime.

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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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JUUL Takes a Page from Big Tobacco

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."

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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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Updated: Final Results for the Nov. 6, 2018 Election

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

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Scathing Report Blasts Richmond Police Department

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

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

Or is an amateur historian just seeing things?

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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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OPD Cop Caught Making Apparent False Statements After Injury Crash

An Oakland police officer claimed he 'stopped fully' before smashing into a motorcyclist and even lectured the person he hurt. But a nearby surveillance camera contradicts his account.

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Guns Versus Birds at the Point

Environmentalists and Alameda residents are upset that the sheriff’s office held an Urban Shield military-like training exercise at a nature preserve and bird refuge.

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Alameda Officials Help Mayor Hide Missing Cash

Alameda's interim city manager and city attorney say emails among top officials discussing Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer's refusal to pay back $100 must be kept secret.

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Libby Schaaf's Big Financial Advantage

The well-funded Oakland Children's Initiative — Measure AA — is providing the mayor with the equivalent of hundreds of thousands in campaign ads while she runs for reelection.

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New Berkeley Anti-Homeless Law Aims to Clear Sidewalks

The law targets ‘objects’ on sidewalks, but critics say it’s a way to eliminate the homeless from the new $13 million downtown BART plaza.

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