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Oakland Imposes New Rules to Slow Down Rent Increases

May 7, 2014 | 11:34 am

Oakland Imposes New Rules to Slow Down Rent Increases

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Ordinance places new limits on rent hikes based on capital improvements to properties.

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In Oakland, Finding a Place for Kids to Play

May 7, 2014 | 10:03 am

In Oakland, Finding a Place for Kids to Play

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East Oakland mom was thrilled to find nonprofit group providing a safe outdoor play space. …read more

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Will Affluent Oaklanders Support Renewal of Anti-Crime Tax?

April 29, 2014 | 2:32 pm

Will Affluent Oaklanders Support Renewal of Anti-Crime Tax?

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Better-off neighborhoods resort to private security patrols, raising question about support for levy.

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Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

April 24, 2014 | 11:29 am

Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

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In the proposal, East Bay cities would join together to gradually increase minimum wage to $12.25.

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Oakland Schools Get Wireless Upgrade, New Computers

April 21, 2014 | 9:59 am

Oakland Schools Get Wireless Upgrade, New Computers

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Expenditure of more than $3 million will help with teaching, learning and new online standardized tests.

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Even More Bay Bridge Problems: Corrosive Rust Discovered

April 19, 2014 | 8:30 am

Even More Bay Bridge Problems: Corrosive Rust Discovered

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The corrosion is significant because it leaves the rods and cables in question vulnerable to cracks.

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BART Grapples with Crowding as Ridership Surges

April 17, 2014 | 7:00 am

BART Grapples with Crowding as Ridership Surges

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Watch time-lapse video of BART’s increasingly crowded stations and cars.

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Oakland Says Skateboarders Must Stop Using Skate Park Near I-880

April 14, 2014 | 8:40 am

Oakland Says Skateboarders Must Stop Using Skate Park Near I-880

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Skaters took pride in building it and cleaning up eyesore, but city is worried about legal concerns.

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At Oakland Mayoral Debate, Candidates Offer Ideas on Crime (Watch Video Replay)

April 4, 2014 | 11:15 am

At Oakland Mayoral Debate, Candidates Offer Ideas on Crime (Watch Video Replay)

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The race is underway as 14 challengers vie for Jean Quan’s job.

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Bay Area Bike Share May Expand to Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville

April 3, 2014 | 2:40 pm

Bay Area Bike Share May Expand to Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville

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The MTC will vote next week on funding for the expansion to East Bay of popular program.

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