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What's Behind the Decline of the West Coast's Herring?

Scientists believe global warming may explain why populations have collapsed. That suggests looming troubles for marine species that rely on the tiny fish.

 

FEATURE

Unions Join Companies to Oppose Richmond Coal Ban

"Jobs vs. environment" argument poses a challenge to proposed measure, but supporters say the familiar dichotomy represents a false choice.

CHRONIC TOWN

OK, Boomers: Biden, Bloomberg Bumble over Pot Policy

Prohibitionists at heart, both candidates seem oblivious to current voter sentiment.

FEATURE

Phil Tagami is Not Backing Down

As Oakland appeals a court ruling in favor of the coal terminal developer, he critiques the city's political culture.

SEVEN DAYS

Power Shut-Offs Also Cost Police Departments Overtime

Plus, Coliseum official charged with felony conflict of interest.

CHRONIC TOWN

California Considers Yet Another Label Requirement for Cannabis

Despite flimsy science, a state agency might declare pot a “reproductive toxin.”

FEATURE

Oakland Coal’s Wheel of Influence

Leaked documents about the effort to sell a coal terminal to a reluctant city show how the government sausage gets made.

SEVEN DAYS

Harris Pulls the Plug on Presidential Campaign

Plus, Oakland won't take no for an answer on Measure AA.

GUEST EDITORIALS

The Time to Fight Coal in Oakland Is Now

How I came to see climate change as a fight for our lives.

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LETTERS

Letters Oct. 16 - Nov. 13

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NEWS

Fabled Alameda Audio Reveals Everything — and Nothing

Release of secret recording seems unlikely to still the island's waters any time soon.

CHRONIC TOWN

Cannabis Tax Hike the Last Nail in the Coffin?

Everybody was hoping pot taxes would soon fall. Instead, they're going up.

SEVEN DAYS

San Leandro's Cannabis Revenues Look Promising

Plus teachers back Rubio and health district still needs a CEO.

NEWS

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?

LETTERS

Letters Oct.9-Oct. 23

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.

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Unions Join Companies to Oppose Richmond Coal Ban

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Unions Join Companies to Oppose Richmond Coal Ban

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