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Oakland Police Chief Made False Statements About ICE Raid

Anne Kirkpatrick said Oakland police had assisted in a federal human trafficking investigation, but the only charges filed so far are civil immigration violations.

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Since Brenda Roberts became Oakland city auditor in 2015, productivity has plummeted, and ex-employees say the office has been wracked by a culture of abuse.

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East Bay Children's Book Project Is in Peril

The beloved nonprofit, which supplies books to low-income kids throughout Oakland, has lost its lease and may have to shut down.

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Will Oakland Adopt a Mansion Tax?

Councilmember Dan Kalb is developing a tiered property transfer tax that could raise rates on expensive homes and generate millions in new revenue.

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OPD's Double Standard Lives On

Twelve rank-and-file Oakland cops were punished in the sex exploitation case, but a federal judge decided the commanders who bungled the investigation don't need to be disciplined.

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Move Over, Hippies

Back-to-the-landers who created the state's cannabis-growing industry decades ago may be left behind when the button-down crowd takes control of the new era of legal weed.

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Another Unnecessary Sports Expense

Despite losing all three of its sports teams, the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Authority has decided to pay nearly $1 million to an executive director it doesn’t need.

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UC Berkeley Professor Calls for Speeding Up the Drone Arms Race

A new book co-authored by Cal law professor John Yoo argues that America should be first in developing the deadliest, smartest, most autonomous new killing machines.

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The state Senate recently OK'd the governor's pick — a longtime aide who helped fire other regulators for trying to stop oil companies from polluting California's groundwater.

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Growing Clean Cannabis to Pass California's New Rules

Local grower Joseph Snow has developed a natural farming method that he says will meet California's new mandate for cannabis to be free of pesticides, fungus, and mold.

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