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  1. Port Board Expected to Approve Ban-The-Box and Living Wage Agreements for Massive New Warehouse Project

    09.21 / 18:16 eastbayexpress.com Eastbayexpress.com - Oakland
    Next week, the Port of Oakland's board of directors is scheduled to vote on a deal with CenterPoint Properties to build a massive 440,800-square-foot warehouse on the former Army Base. The warehouse will be a state-of-the-art logistics center connected to the port's maritime facilities, funneling cargo from ships to truck transportation…
  2. Thursday’s Briefing: Oakland's Temple Sinai Hit by Anti-Semitism; Oakland and SF Sue Big Oil Over Climate Change

    09.21 / 18:16 eastbayexpress.com Eastbayexpress.com - Oakland
    Stories you shouldn’t miss for Sept. 21, 2017: 1. Bigots scrawled anti-Semitic graffiti on the walls of Temple Sinai in Oakland early today, just hours before congregants began to assemble for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, KRON…
  3. California Legislature Passes Bill That Could Give Former Juvenile Offenders a Fresh Start

    09.14 / 21:05 eastbayexpress.com Eastbayexpress.com - Oakland
    Frankie Guzman is a lawyer for the National Center for Youth Law who’s helped make major changes to the state’s criminal justice system and holds degrees from both UC Berkeley and UCLA. But if you were to run a simple online background check on him, one of the first things you would see is a felony conviction for a robbery he committed decades ago, at the age of…
  4. Private Military Mogul Erik Prince Scheduled to Speak at UC Berkeley as Part of Right-Wing 'Free Speech Week'

    09.14 / 19:56 eastbayexpress.com Eastbayexpress.com - Oakland
    Publicists for Milo Yiannopoulos said today that the founder of several controversial private military corporations, Erik Prince, is scheduled to speak at UC Berkeley as part of a "Free Speech Week" on September 26. Prince is best known as the founder of Academi, a company that provides armed guards to governments and corporate clients, and also trains military and police agencies around the world. Previously known as Blackwater, Academi's armed soldiers were deployed during the…
  5. Living Room Light Exchange to Premiere Its Fourth Season on Art, New Media, and Tech Culture

    09.14 / 19:56 eastbayexpress.com Eastbayexpress.com - Oakland
    When you picture yourself with a drink in hand and in the midst of a thrilling dialogue about art and technology, you might imagine being at a bar or an art gallery. But at the Living Room Light Exchange, you’ll actually be cozied up on a couch in the living room of a local artist. Beginning its fourth season on Tuesday, Sept. 19 — four years after its debut — the Living Room Light Exchange hosts monthly salons in various living rooms across the Bay Area, with the…
  6. Nestlé Buys Blue Bottle Coffee

    09.14 / 18:51 eastbayexpress.com Eastbayexpress.com - Oakland
    Today, Oakland's Blue Bottle Coffee announced it’s selling a majority stake to Nestlé. …
  7. Thursday’s Briefing: Lawmakers OK Bill for Free Community College; Legislation Would Ban Smoking on Calif. Beache

    09.14 / 18:51 eastbayexpress.com Eastbayexpress.com - Oakland
     Stories you shouldn’t miss for Sept. 14, 2017: 1. The first year at California community colleges would be free for full-time students under a bill passed by both houses of the state legislature, reports Melanie Mason of the LA…