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Oakland Police Department: Worst in the Statenew

Recent revelations about racism and millions in misspent funds raise questions about whether a federal takeover of Oakland police would be a bad thing.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon and Steven Tavares  |  08-08-2012  |  Crime & Justice

Oakland A's Pull Racially Insensitive Adnew

After an outcry from East Bay Latinos, the team covered up a giant billboard on I-880 that many viewed as being racist.
East Bay Express  |  Steven Tavares  |  07-31-2012  |  Sports

The Making of a Police Scandalnew

In a case tinged with race and sex, confidential investigative reports reveal that a small cadre of San Leandro cops ginned up explosive charges against one of their own.
East Bay Express  |  Steven Tavares  |  11-03-2011  |  Crime & Justice

The Gloves Are Off in San Leandro Electionsnew

Municipal finances dominate the city's mayor and council races.
East Bay Express  |  Steven Tavares  |  10-20-2010  |  Elections

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