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  1. Re: Oakland Named the Most Diverse City in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | East Bay Express

    Though gentrification and displacement of longtime residents are certainly at the forefront of the minds of Oaklanders, for the time at least, Oakland appears to be holding onto its diversity. See Also: Why Gentrification Is Not Inevitable Can Black-Owned Restaurants Combat Gentrification? On Monday, Oakland was named the most diverse city in the country with a population less than 400,000, according to recent graphic by the folks at Priceonomics , who crunched data from the Census' 2013 American Community Survey .

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  2. The Weekender: This Weekend's Top Five EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | East Bay Express

    Hopefully you've finished all of your holiday shopping, because this weekend you'll be cramming in some social time before celebrating consumerism with your family. Here's what we recommend for you: Skinny Puppy It must be a vindicating time for aging Skinny Puppy fans.

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  3. Re: Knowland Park Advocates Launch Referendum to Block Oakland Zoo ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | East Bay Express

    Though the Oakland City Council last week finalized its approval of the Oakland Zoo's controversial expansion into Knowland Park, environmental groups say the fight is not over yet. The coalition that has long opposed the zoo's efforts to build new exhibits in the city-owned park in East Oakland announced today that it is launching a referendum drive aimed at overturning the council's approval of the final piece of the zoo's plan.

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  4. Thursday Must Reads: OPD Says It Didn't Know About Armed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | East Bay Express

    Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. Oakland Police Department officials said they were unaware of an undercover CHP operation last week in which a California Highway Patrol Officer pointed his loaded gun at protesters and journalists, the Chron reports. The assertion by OPD contradicts a claim last week by CHP officials that Oakland police knew about the operation. 1 comment

  5. Re: Oakland Named the Most Diverse City in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | East Bay Express

    Though gentrification and displacement of longtime residents are certainly at the forefront of the minds of Oaklanders, for the time at least, Oakland appears to be holding onto its diversity. See Also: Why Gentrification Is Not Inevitable Can Black-Owned Restaurants Combat Gentrification? On Monday, Oakland was named the most diverse city in the country with a population less than 400,000, according to recent graphic by the folks at Priceonomics , who crunched data from the Census' 2013 American Community Survey .

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  6. Mid-Week Menu: Nightly Ramen, the Loss of a Mural, and a Juice Bar Inside a Senegalese RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | East Bay Express

    Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news. 1) The much anticipated permanent brick-and-mortar location of Kronnerburger has come under fire from a local neighborhood association over the removal of a beloved mural, Inside Scoop reports.

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  7. Re: Martinez To Ban Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | East Bay Express

    Patients are mobilizing to stop the East Bay city of Martinez from banning outdoor cultivation of medical cannabis this Wednesday at a city council meeting that is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 525 Henrietta Street, Martinez. The ban would shred California's Prop 215 , which voters passed in 1996.

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  8. Re: Bay Area Dispensary Beats Federal Forfeiture CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | East Bay Express

    Chalk one up for medical cannabis in the Bay Area. A licensed, regulated San Francisco dispensary has successfully fended off federal efforts to shut it down and seize its leased property.

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  9. The Hatch: Beer, Burgers, and the Return of a Long-Lost ChefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    These are heady times for the Oakland beer buff: It seems like an interesting new brewery, beer garden, or craft beer bar opens its doors in The Town almost every week. The Hatch , which opened in downtown Oakland last month, offers a compelling trifecta.

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  10. Bud Lit: Legalization Nation's Best Books of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    As America inches toward a historic peace in its 77-year-old war on marijuana, the knowledge gap between the experts and the mainstream has never been wider. In pockets of the Bay Area, patients discuss the benefits of cannabidiol vaporization.

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  11. OPD Improves Handling of ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    For decades, the Oakland Police Department had a reputation for being one of the most brutal law enforcement agencies in the state, in terms of its treatment of political protesters. That reputation was solidified after OPD's harsh crackdown on Occupy Oakland demonstrators in 2011 and 2012 forced the city to pay out millions of dollars in police misconduct settlements.

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  12. News Media Ignores Black ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    At about 9 p.m. on December 6, shoppers at Trader Joe's in Berkeley heard a crash, then another and another, as white men in black masks shattered store windows with hammers and crowbars. It was a misleading emblem for an anti-violence movement, plastered all over national news.

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  13. The Fight For Safer Surgeries at Highland HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    On July 1, Roger Proctor, an anesthesiologist at Highland Hospital in Oakland, saw two very sick patients who he believed were not getting adequate care. Both had severe, life-threatening illnesses and needed surgery, and the hospital had carelessly put them in risky situations.

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  14. Why You Should Support the ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    In the past few weeks, we've witnessed a phenomenal increase in activism across the United States. In dozens of cities, diverse crowds have staged marches, die-ins, and freeway takeovers.

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  15. West Oakland Councilmember Involved in House-Flipping SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    During the 2012 campaign for Oakland's District Three council seat, Lynette Gibson McElhaney said affordable housing was one of her top priorities, and that if elected, she would work to prevent gentrification and displacement of low-income residents. Since 1996, she has run a nonprofit housing assistance organization based in Richmond, and during the 2012 campaign, she said her job made her well-qualified to be a city councilmember.

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  16. Everyday IzakayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    Sample Menu 907 Washington St. , Oakland 510-251-1113 Hours: Mon.Wed. 11:30 a.m.3 p.m., Thu.Fri.

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  17. Casual Sacrilege with The Classical's Juliet GordonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    The Classical plays Friday, December Dec.19 at The Legionnaire Saloon with Nyx and The Mondegreens. 9 p.m. $5.

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  18. Re: Tuesday Must Reads: Judge Orders Oakland City Attorney to Hand...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    Henderson has appointed a special investigator to probe why the City of Oakland keeps losing arbitration cases in which it has tried to discipline cops accused of wrongdoing. Parker had refused to hand over some documents related to the arbitration cases, arguing that they contain information protected by attorney-client privilege.

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  19. The Hatch: Beer, Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs, and the Return of a Long-Lost ChefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    These are heady times for the Oakland beer buff: It seems like it's almost every week that an interesting new brewery, beer garden, or craft beer bar opens its doors in The Town. The Hatch , which opened in downtown Oakland last month, offers a compelling trifecta.

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  20. Re: The Return of the Kwik WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | East Bay Express

    If you've been mourning the death of Oakland's Park Way Drive In , aka the Kwik Way, here's good news and bad news: Despite a developer's plans to tear the building down and turn it into an apartment complex, the old-school burger restaurant will reopen in the meantime, albeit not strictly as a burger joint and only on a temporary basis. The Bay Area News Group reports that Alex and Charles Hahn, the owners of the Kwik Way building, have made a temporary arrangement with Merritt Bakery - another iconic, if recently beleaguered, Oakland restaurant - while they finalize their plans to sell the building to an unnamed developer.

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