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Tech, Recovering Jobs Market Fuel Bay Area’s Population Growth

December 13, 2013 | 4:18 pm

Tech, Recovering Jobs Market Fuel Bay Area’s Population Growth

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Foreign immigration boosts region’s numbers, along with domestic migration from other areas.

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Oakland, San Jose Try Crowdfunding to Get Guns Off Streets

December 13, 2013 | 5:45 am

Oakland, San Jose Try Crowdfunding to Get Guns Off Streets

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A new approach for to funding purchases of unwanted firearms spurs hope — and skepticism.

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New Resource Details Oakland’s ‘Innovation Economy’

December 11, 2013 | 3:15 pm

New Resource Details Oakland’s ‘Innovation Economy’

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Live Work Oakland is a database and map captures Oakland’s burgeoning tech ecosystem.

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Fast Food Strikes Return Amid Push for Higher Wages

December 5, 2013 | 9:46 am

Fast Food Strikes Return Amid Push for Higher Wages

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Fast-food workers and labor organizers are protesting for higher wages and the right to unionize.

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Oakland Tool Lending Library Looks to Branch Out

December 5, 2013 | 9:00 am

Oakland Tool Lending Library Looks to Branch Out

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Popular service looking for a bigger space and expand its impact in the community.

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Berkeley Teen Burned on Bus Will Keep Wearing Skirts

November 29, 2013 | 2:46 pm

Berkeley Teen Burned on Bus Will Keep Wearing Skirts

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Sasha Fleischman doesn’t want to be “too harsh” on Oakland teen who set him on fire on an AC Transit bus.

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Six Ways the Bay Area Can Help Its Housing Affordability Problem

November 29, 2013 | 1:31 pm

Six Ways the Bay Area Can Help Its Housing Affordability Problem

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Creating affordable housing requires a multi-pronged, nuanced approach. Experts suggest some solutions.

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Bay Area Authors, Activists and Listeners Weigh In on Gentrification

November 18, 2013 | 6:42 pm

Bay Area Authors, Activists and Listeners Weigh In on Gentrification

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What, exactly, does the word mean? Voices from the community say what they think.

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Bay Area ‘Super Zips’: Where the Educated and Wealthy Live

November 14, 2013 | 5:27 pm

Bay Area ‘Super Zips’: Where the Educated and Wealthy Live

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We already knew that we’re darn special here in the Bay Area. Two new reports say we’re right.

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Oakland Civil Rights Group Turns Up Heat On ‘SNL’ Over Lack of Diversity

November 4, 2013 | 4:00 pm

Oakland Civil Rights Group Turns Up Heat On ‘SNL’ Over Lack of Diversity

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Oakland-based ColorOfChange.org has been critical of SNL’s perpetual lack of black comediennes.

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