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Schaaf implies she will again warn public if ICE raid info is received : Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf tossed out the first pitch at Monday’s night A’s game with a looping strike. A half-inning later, Schaaf threw a brush back pitch at President Trump, implying in a tweet, that she would blow the whistle again on any U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids, ...
East Bay congressional district has never been led by a woman of color. ‘It’s about damn time, right?’ Wahab says : Rep. Eric Swalwell is running a presidential campaign while, at the same time, doing a good job of keeping prospective challengers for his congressional seat and campaign donors unsure whether he will return to the district.  Swalwell says he’ll make the decision before Dec. 8. But Hayward Counci...
San Leandro: Cannabis tax rate may stay put for another year : San Leandro’s cannabis industry has failed to gain a foothold nearly four years after approving its first medical cannabis dispensary. The first dispensary to open, actually the third permit given by the city, only opened earlier this year. Three years ago, voters gave the city permission to begi...
‘A champion for diversity and access’: Former assistant vice chancellor Walter Robinson dies at 66: ‘A champion for diversity and access’: Former assistant vice chancellor Walter Robinson dies at 66 On June 9, Walter Robinson, who served as UC Berkeley’s assistant vice chancellor and director of undergraduate admissions from 2005 to 2011 before continuing his work at UC Davis, died at age 66 in...
City hits UC Berkeley with lawsuit over housing development: City hits UC Berkeley with lawsuit over housing development The city of Berkeley has filed a lawsuit against UC Berkeley regarding its plan to develop a housing structure at 2698 Hearst Ave. — the second of two lawsuits the project has faced. The development itself is not the main issue, accordin...
Man found dead at Edwards Track: Man found dead at Edwards Track Yukun Zhang/File A man was found dead near Edwards Track Sunday afternoon, according to an email from UC Police Department, or UCPD, Public Information Officer Nicolas Hernandez. According to Hernandez in the email, officers responded to a welfare check of an unre...
The Berkeley Activist's Calendar, June 16-23:
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The Berkeley Wire: 06.17.19: News about Berkeley from around the web.
Family files wrongful death lawsuit after construction worker fatality in Berkeley: Francisco Silva's death was one of six worker fatalities in Berkeley over the past 10 years, according to data from Cal/OSHA. Silva was "the type of guy that always offered a hand," a relative told Berkeleyside.
Nov 2018 Berkeley + Local Offices: How I'm voting on Berkeley + other Local Offices, Nov 2018Here's my summary of how I'm voting (or how I suggest you vote) for all the offices listed after the state propositions and/or after local ballot measures. Depending on how your ballot is arranged, you might see all these together. Details...
How the OAC fares: An updated financial outlook: BART??s Oakland Airport Connector now under construction may be soaring through the air above Hegenberger Road, but its projected operating budget lies much closer to the ground ?? so close that it??s digging a hole underground. Oakland Airport Connector under construction. Courtesy of Flickr...
Welcome to My Writing Portfolio: Hello,Thank you for visiting journalist Doug Oakley's archive of published pieces written over a span of nine years for the Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times and San Jose Mercury News where Doug worked as a staff reporter and photographer.During his time as an East Bay reporter and photographer...

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