Tammerlin Drummond: Finding rental housing in Oakland requires a full-court press
In Oakland's hot rental market, finding a place to live takes persistence and dedication.
Members of Congress have been working overtime -- once again -- to prove that in their world even no-brainer, badly needed legislation desired by both sides of the political aisle must have drama.
Oakland Tribune editorial: Voters should pass Prop. 44; state lawmakers should stop meddling in local school finances
Proposition 44 would impose desperately needed fiscal discipline on lawmakers. Unacceptable additions are contained in separate legislation that lawmakers can, and should, rescind.
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November 2014 election recommendations from the Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial board
Click here to view the full list of editorials on candidates and measures in key races on the November 2014 ballot.
LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
July 29 letters to the editor
Immunizations can make a differenceA July 23 article reported that among Latino babies less than a year old, whooping cough cases are soaring. As a public health student, the discrepancies between mortality rates in different ethnic groups is of great concern to me, especially when the disease can
Guest Commentary: Community colleges are offering the best deal
As news of the pending sale and closure of the Corinthian colleges has spread, it is a good time to examine the comparative roles of the public colleges and "for-profits" in California.
George Will: In Oregon, a doctor calls
PORTLAND, Ore. -- "Are you kidding?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.
What is running through Vladimir Putin's head?
So what drives the Russian President's thoughts and action on Ukraine? Willis Sparks, global macro director at Eurasia Group, discusses pressure on Putin following the downing on flight MH17.
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This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
'The Bachelorette' recap: Who did Andi pick?
SPOILER ALERT: Read no further unless you want to know who the winning suitor was on Monday night's season finale of "The Bachelorette.
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Batkid documentary in the works
A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.