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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

March 18, 2014 | 4:39 pm

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

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According to Mayor Jean Quan, crime is down in Oakland. But KQED “Forum” listeners had a different view.

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Program Nurtures Tech Genius Among Oakland’s Teens

March 18, 2014 | 8:00 am

Program Nurtures Tech Genius Among Oakland’s Teens

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A nonprofit in Oakland aims to increase diversity in the tech sector by creating home-grown talent.

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Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

March 14, 2014 | 6:00 am

Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

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Local police can track people and collect data in real time with this controversial technology.

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Want a Kitten With Your Latte? Cat Cafes Coming to Oakland, San Francisco

March 13, 2014 | 7:00 am

Want a Kitten With Your Latte? Cat Cafes Coming to Oakland, San Francisco

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Crowd-funded cafes are poised to copy successful establishments in Asia, particularly Japan.

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A’s Ballpark Update: Legal Moves and a Thorny Stadium Puzzle

March 10, 2014 | 6:30 am

A’s Ballpark Update: Legal Moves and a Thorny Stadium Puzzle

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A common problem: What do you do if the new place isn’t ready the day you have to leave the old one?

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Oakland Approves Scaled-Back Version of Disputed Surveillance Center

March 5, 2014 | 8:30 am

Oakland Approves Scaled-Back Version of Disputed Surveillance Center

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After rising chorus of privacy concerns, system will cover only airport and Port of Oakland property.

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San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

March 5, 2014 | 7:00 am

San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

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Less expensive cities are offering incentives so they can cultivate their own cultural brands.

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Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana Resigns

March 4, 2014 | 10:06 am

Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana Resigns

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Official’s tenure ends abruptly amid reports of a conflict with Mayor Jean Quan over city finances.

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Oakland Program Seeks to Stop Teen Dating Violence Before It Starts

February 26, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Program Seeks to Stop Teen Dating Violence Before It Starts

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As kids date earlier, educators and health professionals try to instill lessons about healthy relationships.

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Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

February 22, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

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Sculptor builds tiny mobile structures that afford privacy and shelter for some of his neighbors.

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