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Aboard the Google Bus, Looking Out at the Protest

December 20, 2013 | 4:35 pm

Aboard the Google Bus, Looking Out at the Protest

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What it’s like to get caught in a growing social conflict on your way to work.

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Google Bus Protesters’ Manifesto: ‘Get Out of Oakland!’

December 20, 2013 | 2:55 pm

Google Bus Protesters’ Manifesto: ‘Get Out of Oakland!’

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A denunciation of the tech sector and its workers as protest over Silicon Valley shuttles escalates.

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Good Read: ‘The Real Purpose of Oakland’s Surveillance Center’

December 18, 2013 | 7:00 am

Good Read: ‘The Real Purpose of Oakland’s Surveillance Center’

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Oakland city documents suggest the system will be focused on citizen monitoring, not crime fighting.

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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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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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Good Read: ‘Dogtown Redemption,’ Saga of Oakland Recyclers, Gets Sundance Consideration

December 2, 2013 | 10:30 am

Good Read: ‘Dogtown Redemption,’ Saga of Oakland Recyclers, Gets Sundance Consideration

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From the L.A. Times: Oakland filmmakers await word on whether festival will screen documentary.

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Fan Who Tried to Catch Coliseum Jumper: ‘Training Just Kicked In’

November 25, 2013 | 5:20 pm

Fan Who Tried to Catch Coliseum Jumper: ‘Training Just Kicked In’

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Stockton man tried to talk woman out of jumping, then lunged to break her fall. Both were injured.

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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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Relatives Remember Jonestown, 35 Years After the Killings

November 18, 2013 | 12:41 pm

Relatives Remember Jonestown, 35 Years After the Killings

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Minister who lost 27 relatives in mass killing talks about a wound that will not heal.

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AC Transit Strike Threat: Court Imposes Cooling-Off Period

October 23, 2013 | 10:00 am

AC Transit Strike Threat: Court Imposes Cooling-Off Period

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East Bay bus district and union now have 60 days to iron out dispute over a new contract.

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