rentals http://kalw.org en East Bay Express: Who's jacking up housing prices in West Oakland? http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-whos-jacking-housing-prices-west-oakland-0 <p style="margin-top: 1.12em; margin-bottom: 1.12em; padding: 0px; color: rgb(35, 35, 35); line-height: 1.6em; font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em;">As the tsunami of foreclosures in Oakland finally subsided over the past year, residents of the city&#39;s flatlands neighborhoods looked around at the new landscape and saw less room for themselves and people like them. Many of their neighbors were gone, of course. And many of the foreclosed homes were snapped up &mdash; not by new homeowners, but by large-scale investors, including national and global corporations.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:48:57 +0000 Jean Tepperman 33958 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: Who's jacking up housing prices in West Oakland? Landlord/tenant laws and issues. http://kalw.org/post/landlordtenant-laws-and-issues-1 <p></p><p></p><p>May 15, 7 PM - Landlord/tenant laws and issues.<br>Guests:&nbsp; Landlord/tenant attorneys James Coy Driscoll and Marc Seidenfeld.<br><br>Also, May 15, from 7 - 8 PM, is our monthly Call A Lawyer Night.<br>To speak privately with an attorney off-the-air on any legal question the specialists<br>are qualified to discuss, please call 800-525-9917.<br>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 17:10:03 +0000 Chuck Finney 27173 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, April 17, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-tuesday-april-17-2012 <p>California prisons are equipping themselves with new technology that can block inmates from using smuggled cell phones. Prison officials want to crack down on <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-0417-prison-cellphones-20120417,0,4879542.story">illegal phone usage</a> within prison walls because inmates may be using them to conduct criminal transactions. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:00:31 +0000 Jayme Catsouphes 9212 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, April 17, 2012