Oakland

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Local opponents of the proposed coal terminal rallied both in and outside the overflow Oakland City Council meeting on Monday night. (Photo: Aric Crabb/Oakland Tribune, via Associated Press )
The City of Oakland, California took a bold step towards protecting the health of its citizens and the global environment on Monday after city council members voted unanimously to ban the storage and handling of coal and petroleum coke in the city. The ban, sought by local environmental groups for over a year, is expected to derail plans for a...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Demonstrators in Oakland, California marching in solidarity with Ferguson,...
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Thousands of pro-Palestinian activists have successfully blocked an Israeli...

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