East Bay Express

11:23am

Thu February 27, 2014

When private patrols pull the trigger

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Source: Eastbayexpress · Via: Sam Levin
Just before noon on February 13, the Oakland Police Department responded to calls regarding a shooting in the Upper Dimond-Oakmore neighborhood. When cops arrived to Waterhouse Road, they found eighteen-year-old Larry Ward suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.

11:53am

Wed February 19, 2014

Oakland seeks to tighten rent control rules

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Source: Eastbayexpress · Via: Jean Tepperman
If you are a tenant in a rent-controlled unit in Oakland, city law prohibits your landlord from raising your rent by more than the increase in cost of living each year. But there are loopholes in this law.

11:28am

Wed February 12, 2014

The coming salmon drought

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Source: Eastbayexpress · Via: Alastair Bland
Last summer, Berkeley fisherman Mike Hudson enjoyed some of the most profitable salmon fishing he had seen in the past decade. Dense schools of big fish congregated in the Pacific Ocean along the Bay Area's coastline through the spring and summer, with numbers up from previous years.

11:14am

Wed January 29, 2014

Oakland cops think city is too liberal

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
An internal survey of Oakland police officers reveals a deep disconnect between rank-and-file cops and the city they serve. Many officers said they do not trust the city's elected leaders and think they are too "liberal." A majority of city cops also complain that Oakland residents don't appreciate them.

1:38pm

Wed December 18, 2013

An urban farm collaborative grows in Albany

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Source: Eastbayexpress · Via: Jean Tepperman
The campaign to turn Albany's Gill Tract into a community farm took a hit when the city's Planning and Zoning Commission gave the go-ahead last week to building a Sprouts grocery store, a second retail building, and a senior assisted-living facility on the southern part of the UC Berkeley-owned site.

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