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Thursday, May 23, 2013
After Major National Security Speech, Lee Still Has Concerns Over Use Of Drones
CONGRESS 13 //DRONES | While some opponents of the Obama Administration’s use of military drones were placated by the president’s major nat...
An Early Shot Across Tuman’s Bow
Joe Tuman OAKLAND //MAYOR 2014 | What exactly likely Oakland mayoral candidate Joe Tuman thou...
Donald Evans Named Berkeley's New Superintendent
EDUCATION | Hayward Superintendent Donald Evans was confirmed as Berkeley’s new school superintendent Wednesday and will start his new job ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
As Time Runs Out, Council Gives Oakland Army Base Tenants A Reprieve
Oakland Army Base from the sky. OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL | A few businesses at the Oakland Army Base will not face imminent eviction in a...
Popular San Lorenzo Superintendent Announces Retirement
Dr. Dennis Byas will retire Aug. 31 . SAN LORENZO | San Lorenzo School Superintendent Dr. Den...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Chan Says Sutter Health Made First Move On San Leandro Hospital Negotiations
ALCO Supervisor Wilma Chan SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | After years of ambivalence by Sutter Health...
Northern California Tea Party Group Takes Lead In Growing IRS Non-Profit Scandal
TEA PARTY | The first of a likely long line of Tea Party organizations seeking relief from allegations the Internal Revenue Service targete...
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Saving San Leandro Hospital Is A Rare Populist Success Story
SUNDAY COLUMN | After four years of uncertainty, San Leandro Hospital appears to have been saved,...
Friday, May 17, 2013
East Bay Legislators Call For Stringent Gun Control Laws
Asm. Bill Quirk at the State Building in Oakland. ASSEMBLY //OAKLAND/GUNS | Lest we forget th...
Community Leaders Say Gun Violence In The East Bay Is A Public Health Crisis
Asm. Rob Bonta at an Assembly hearing on gun violence May 17 in Oakland. ASSEMBLY //OAKLAND/G...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
List Of Possible Challengers To Oakland Mayor Quan Begins To Emerge
Left-right: Bryan Parker, Gilda Gonzales, Joe Tuman, Courtney Ruby. OAKLAND //MAYOR 2014 | ...
Eric Swalwell Wants You To Know He Works Really, Really Hard
ILLUSTRATION/Steven Tavares PHOTO/Joseph Geha CONGRESS 15 | There’s hard work and there's...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Reid Withdraws Proposal To ‘Audit the Auditor’s Audit’
OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL | Oakland Councilman Larry Reid has withdrawn an item from next week’s agend...
Healthcare District: $20M Subsidy For San Leandro Hospital Is News To Them
SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | On Tuesday morning, Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan was trying to get ahead of news reports detailing an impend...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
DEAL TO SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL IS ON THE TABLE
ILLUSTRATION/ Steven Tavares PHOTO/CNA SAN LEANDRO //HEALTH CARE | Sutter Health and the Alam...
Monday, May 13, 2013
Hayward On! Zermeño to Run for Mayor
HAYWARD //MAYOR 2014 | Hayward Councilmember Francisco Zermeño had a surprising announcement Monday...
Lawsuit Alleges Haggerty Posed His Male Staff Questions Of Sexual Fantasy
ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS //GRAY LAWSUIT | The office of Alameda County Supervisor Scott Hagger...
Despite Council Support, Debarment Of Goldman Sachs Is Gummed Up
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein says he won't let Oakland out of its rate swap deal . OAKLAND //DEBARMENT | During the Great ...
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Meet The East Bay's Newest Progressive Patron Saint
ILLUSTRATION/Steven Tavares PHOTO/Matt Santos SUNDAY COLUMN | Linda Lye, the whip-smart attor...
Forthcoming Oscar Grant Film Is Going To Make Local Authorities Uncomfortable
OAKLAND //OSCAR GRANT | First-time Bay Area filmmaker Ryan Coogler is sure going to make locals who...
Friday, May 10, 2013
Oakland Names Its Third Police Chief In The Last 48 Hours
OAKLAND //POLICE SHAKE-UP | Oakland Police Howard Jordan is out. Acting Chief Anthony Toribio is ...
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