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City of Oakland’s Challenge to Harborside Eviction Rejected by Court

February 14, 2013 | 2:26 pm

City of Oakland’s Challenge to Harborside Eviction Rejected by Court

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A U.S. magistrate has rejected the city of Oakland’s attempt to throw a legal roadblock into the forced closure of the Harborside marijuana dispensary. The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California is threatening Harborside’s landlord with forfeiture of the property, and Oakland had filed suit to block it. U.S. Magistrate Maria-Elena James threw […]

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January 28, 2013 | 8:56 am

Video: Sideshow Car Stunts Stop Traffic on I-880 in Oakland

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There are lots of reasons why traffic stalls on Bay Area freeways. Now you can add car stunts to the list. Drivers who like to spin their cars in “sideshow” doughnuts apparently stopped traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland over the weekend to indulge in their pastime, reportedly backing up traffic for miles. The smoke […]

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President Obama at Fox Theater in Oakland: Raw Video, Photos and More

July 24, 2012 | 11:25 am

President Obama at Fox Theater in Oakland: Raw Video, Photos and More

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President Obama’s stop in Oakland Monday was billed in part as a populist gathering to mobilize the base. He was met on the tarmac at Oakland International Airport by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee and Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, among other local officials, before he headed to the Fox Theater to […]

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Protesters to Greet President Obama in Oakland

July 23, 2012 | 2:42 pm

Protesters to Greet President Obama in Oakland

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Update 5:15 p.m. Follow live Twitter coverage below… Update 3:16 p.m. Air Force One touched down at Oakland International Airport at  2:34 p.m. The small crowd of dignitaries assembled to greet him on the  tarmac included Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, and Alameda  County Supervisor Keith Carson. Original post: (BCN) President Barack […]

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Harborside’s Steve DeAngelo on Medical Marijuana Crackdown: ‘Death by a Thousand Cuts’

July 13, 2012 | 5:59 pm

Harborside’s Steve DeAngelo on Medical Marijuana Crackdown: ‘Death by a Thousand Cuts’

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It may not yet be time to call U.S. Attorney for Northern California Melinda Haag’s enforcement actions against pot facilities over the past four months a “war on medical marijuana,” but she certainly took hostilities to a new level this week by filing civil forfeiture complaints against the landlords of the Harborside dispensaries in Oakland […]

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Feds Threaten to Seize Harborside Pot Dispensary

July 11, 2012 | 2:04 pm

Feds Threaten to Seize Harborside Pot Dispensary

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Oakland medical marijuana dispensary that’s been billed as the largest pot shop on the planet is being targeted for closure by federal prosecutors in Northern California. Harborside Health Center spokeswoman Gaynell Rogers said U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag’s office has threatened to seize the property where the popular dispensary has operated […]

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