Inside the Vast (and Growing) Global Trade in Stolen Smart Phones
Phones stolen on American streets can end up in pockets thousands of miles away.
RARE ILLNESS IN CALIFORNIA AFFLICTS CHILDREN WITH POLIO-LIKE SYMPTOMS
A California toddler learns to cope with the effects of a mysterious disease that paralyzes.
A Flawed Model for Care: Deadly Delays
East Bay Express
Kaiser Permanente has been held up as a national model for healthcare, but critics contend that it routinely fails to adequately serve patients with mental health problems.
Oakland looks for solutions to curb illegal dumping
The city of Oakland tests new initiatives to combat the growing problem of illegal trash dumping.
MESH NETWORK OFFERS POTENTIAL FOR FREE WIRELESS INTERNET IN OAKLAND
A group of hackers is building a mesh network with the goal of providing free wireless Internet throughout the city of Oakland.
CityCamp Oakland bridges the divide between tech and local government
An “unconference” took over Oakland City Hall, featuring more than a dozen workshops ranging from the city budget to neighborhood crime issues to the digital divide and open data.
AB180 looks to tighten gun regulation in Oakland
Assembly Bill 180 would take the historic step of making Oakland the first city in the state to regulate the registration or licensing of firearms on a local level.