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  1. With Community Foods Market, West Oakland Gets a New Grocery StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | East Bay Express

    The 14,000-square foot space - about half the size of a traditional supermarket - is being built in a neighborhood long considered to be a food desert. The space, on the 31st block of San Pablo Avenue, was previously a granite and tile warehouse, and before that, a Harley Davidson shop built in the '40s.

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  2. Thursday's Briefing: Two Candidates Join the Race for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | East Bay Express

    Two candidates have joined the race for Oakland's District 4 after Councilmember Annie Campbell Washington announced last week she wouldn't seek re-election in November. Both candidates have worked for the city: Nayeli Maxon worked for Campbell Washington as a liaison to residents in the Oakland hills, while Joseph Tanios has been a construction inspector and engineering manager and is currently overseeing the city's work around the construction of the East Bay Bus Rapid Transit line.

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  3. Re: Oakland Green Lights Drug War Reparations, Passes Marijuana Equity ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | East Bay Express

    Oaklanders who've been jailed for pot in the last ten years will go to the front of the line for legal weed permits under a revolutionary new program enacted by the City Council Tuesday night. The first-in-the-nation idea promises to make international headlines, and redefine the terms of reparations in post-Drug War America.

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  4. A New Esports Arena Brings the World of Competitive Video Games to OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | East Bay Express

    The competitive video game scene is on fire right now. Originally powered by the growth of Twitch.tv , a popular site where viewers can watch gamers play live, the market for esports has become a busy place over the past five years.

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  5. Letters of the Week: Our Readers Chime in on Last Week's IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | East Bay Express

    I voted for legal recreational marijuana so Californians could have legal weed - not to perpetuate a few thousand small producers. I hope for $20 one-ounce bags of 5 percent and 10 percent THC sativa and indica and packs of 20 pre-rolled joints for $30 at Safeway and Costco.

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  6. Neighbor Sues Owner of Demolished Arts Space, Alleging Toxic RunoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | East Bay Express

    When Kristin Matteson bought her three-bedroom Victorian house in West Oakland in 2015, she moved in next door to a vibrant arts community. Giant lofts at a 70,000-square-foot former warehouse at 1919 Market St. housed musicians, dancers, and other artists and makers for more than 10 years, bringing a creative energy to the neighborhood.

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  7. Growing Pains Part 2: Back to the UndergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | East Bay Express

    Brian Edwards stashed his company's equipment inside a storage facility until he can find a new location from which to operate. Ask the people who grow, manufacture, and sell cannabis about the end of prohibition and you'll hear two stories.

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  8. Oakland Artist Bindiram Wants to Put Guyana on the MapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | East Bay Express

    Noah Gokul grew up in what he describes as Oakland's "Funktown" neighborhood, just blocks from rapper Ezale, who created the infamous "5 minutes of Funktown" video. He listened to local rappers like Too $hort, Mistah F.A.B., and The Jacka, and started rapping himself at age 16. But while Gokul listened to hyphy with his friends on the streets, at home it was a different story: His parents played a mix of jazz, Cuban, African, reggae, dancehall, and soca music.

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  9. Bread & Butter to Bring Vegan Baked Goods and Other Daytime Fare to OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | East Bay Express

    Bread & Butter comes from chef Alicia Smiley, a classically trained chef who worked at critically acclaimed San Francisco restaurants such as Boulevard and Bix before launching her own plant-based catering company, well.fed. If all goes according to plan, this will be her first brick-and-mortar restaurant, which she hopes to open on Oct. 1. For Smiley, the 800-square-foot, 16-seat space with some outdoor seating is an ideal fit.

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  10. Oakland's Flatlands Residents Grill Mayor and City Council Over Illegal DumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | East Bay Express

    Hundreds of Oakland residents, most of them from the city's flatland neighborhoods, packed a town hall meeting last night to demand that city leaders dedicate greater resources to clean streets. Illegal dumping is a perennial problem in Oakland, especially in communities of color, and many feel that piles of garbage are allowed to fester near homes and schools because this public health hazard doesn't inconvenience Oakland's more affluent and predominantly white residents who live in the hills.

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  11. Re: Monday's Briefing: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Attacks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | East Bay Express

    Stories you shouldn't miss for April 16, 2018: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf verbally attacked Councilmember Desley Brooks in a press release on Friday afternoon, calling her "toxic" and the "Donald Trump of Oakland." The press release was intended as a thank-you to Councilmember Annie Campbell Washington, who announced she would not seek re-election this fall.

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  12. 'The Berkeley Bowl Cookbook' Highlights the Unusual Produce Found in Familiar AislesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | East Bay Express

    One day, Oakland dietician Laura McLively bought Indian bitter melon at Berkeley Bowl. She'd never heard of Indian bitter melon before, but she loves bitterness in coffee and figured she'd enjoy the savory fruit.

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  13. Campbell Washington Will Not Seek ReelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | East Bay Express

    Oakland District 4 Councilmember Annie Campbell Washington, Montclair-Laurel, announced Thursday afternoon that she will not seek re-election to her seat this fall after just one term in office. "This is a decision I have not come to lightly," she wrote to supporters.

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  14. Reem Assil's New Oakland Restaurant, Dyafa, Opens Tomorrow in Jack London SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | East Bay Express

    James Beard Best Chef semifinalist and La Cocina grad Reem Assil, who launched the Fruitvale bakery Reem's last year, is opening her second Oakland restaurant. Located in Jack London Square and operated in partnership with Daniel Patterson's Alta Group, Dyafa will offer Arab fare inspired by Assil's Palestinian-Syrian heritage and her travels in that region that infects fine dining with a lively community atmosphere.

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  15. Oakland Cop Who Was Fired and Criminally Prosecuted for Drunken Home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | East Bay Express

    Former Oakland police Officer Cullen Faeth has filed a lawsuit against the city of Oakland alleging that the police department violated his rights when it decided to fire him for attempting to break into a random family's home, while drunk, and physically attacking them. Faeth is now demanding to get his job back, plus hundreds of thousands of dollars in back pay since he was fired.

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  16. Wednesday's Briefing: Developer Proposes 580 Housing Units at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | East Bay Express

    Stories you shouldn't miss for April 11, 2018: 1. Developer Swig is proposing to build a 400-foot high-rise with 580 units of housing at Oakland's Kaiser Center next to Lake Merritt, reports Roland Li of the San Francisco Business Times $. Swig's plan also would include a second, 400-foot tower for commercial office space.

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  17. The Gastropig Introduces Dinner Service with Asian-Inspired FlavorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | East Bay Express

    Changes are afoot at The Gastropig , the Uptown restaurant most famous for its breakfast sandwich , the Baconslut. According to owner Loren Goodwin, though, these changes have been a long time coming.

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  18. City of Oakland and Three Nonprofits Awarded $1.85 Million in State Grants for Violence PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | East Bay Express

    The City of Oakland is being awarded a $500,000 state grant for violence prevention programs. Three nonprofits based in the city, Youth Alive, Fresh Lifelines for Youth, and Catholic Charities of the East Bay, are also set to receive grants between $362,000 and half a million each.

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  19. Letters of the Week: Our Readers Chime in on Last Week's IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | East Bay Express

    Surely, as Dante suggests, there is a special ring in hell for the perpetrators of this dreadful, sad situation. Thank you, Express , and especially Scott Morris, for researching, writing, and publishing this piece.

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  20. Yaeji Makes Life BangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | East Bay Express

    It was one of those restless Sundays, when you tuck your legs into your chest and stretch your faded Fiona Apple T-shirt over your knees while taking 20-minute breaks in between sentences for a deadline that's clawing at your back. I had finally settled into my most productive state when the sun faded away and the only light that remained was the glow of my laptop screen.

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