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Can Oakland Avoid Tech Conflicts as Startups Move In?

July 16, 2014 | 9:30 am

Can Oakland Avoid Tech Conflicts as Startups Move In?

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Entrepreneurs, investors and activists look to avoid tensions that have beset San Francisco’s boom.

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Tech Boom Spurs Changes in West Oakland

July 15, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Tech Boom Spurs Changes in West Oakland

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Sky-high rents are pushing people out of San Francisco, with many ending up in West Oakland.

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Skaters Want to Legalize Abandoned West Oakland Skatepark

July 11, 2014 | 2:00 pm

Skaters Want to Legalize Abandoned West Oakland Skatepark

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Volunteer-built haven on a dead-end street sits unused in midst of dispute between skateboarders, city.

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Oakland City Council Debates A’s Lease Behind Closed Doors

July 8, 2014 | 8:00 am

Oakland City Council Debates A’s Lease Behind Closed Doors

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Reid voted for it because team brings pride to the city and he feared it would move without an agreement.

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Jean Quan: Still ‘Remaining Issues’ on A’s Coliseum Deal

July 4, 2014 | 9:05 am

Jean Quan: Still ‘Remaining Issues’ on A’s Coliseum Deal

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Statement by the mayor and city council president seems to indicate they want negotiations to continue.

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Cakeland Moves to L.A.: An Exit Interview With Artist Scott Hove

July 2, 2014 | 11:01 am

Cakeland Moves to L.A.: An Exit Interview With Artist Scott Hove

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Artist Scott Hove, known for his striking, cake-themed sculptures, tells KQED why he’s moving south. Read more …

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Oakland A’s in Talks to Stay at Coliseum

June 25, 2014 | 2:04 pm

Oakland A’s in Talks to Stay at Coliseum

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Sewage problems have plagued ballpark in past year, and Athletics are still hoping for a new stadium.

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Kaplan Presents ‘Most Credible Threat’ to Oakland Mayor Quan’s Re-Election

June 6, 2014 | 5:17 pm

Kaplan Presents ‘Most Credible Threat’ to Oakland Mayor Quan’s Re-Election

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‘Oakland isn’t ungovernable, just ungoverned,’ says the latest candidate to enter crowded mayoral race.

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Oakland School Board Seeks Parcel Tax to Improve High Schools

May 31, 2014 | 9:00 am

Oakland School Board Seeks Parcel Tax to Improve High Schools

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And the city’s E.C. Reems Charter School, which serves a very poor neighborhood, has lost its charter.

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When and Where Did the Word Gentrification Originate?

May 18, 2014 | 8:00 am

When and Where Did the Word Gentrification Originate?

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Term emerged in 1960s London when sociologist described displacement of the poor in working-class areas.

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