East Bay Express

Underage Sex Scandal Explodes at Oakland Police Department and Mayor Fires Succession of Interim Chiefs

(Editor's note: Since the East Bay Express broke this story, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has appointed and removed three police chiefs as more details have surfaced, including racist texting. On Friday, she said, "We are hell bent on rooting out this disgusting culture" and "I'm running a police department, not a frat house.")

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Industrial Hemp Is Coming to California -- Even if It's Not Exactly Legal Yet

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Medical Marijuana Patients Are Forced Back into Hiding in California

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California's Lt. Gov. Says It's Time to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana [Watch]

The relatively powerless Lieutenant Governor of California and former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom is increasingly using his bully pulpit to endorse taxing and regulating pot like alcohol.

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Cali Cops Take Home $181 Million Worth of Loot in Their War against Medical Marijuana

Anger with police chiefs over their continued obstruction of reasonable medical marijuana regulations is boiling over in California this year.

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Does Marijuana Legalization Spell the Death of the Underground Weed Dealer?

On January 1, at 8 a.m., the State ofColorado began allowing licensed businesses to sell marijuana to any adult 21 years of age or older. No medical card is needed — just show your ID, and choose your weed from a broad selection of strains. Much like alcohol.

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The Bay Area Has A Values Problem: "Non-Techies Are Dismissed as 'Unimportant to the Nation's Future'"

This piece originally appeared in the East Bay Express, and is reprinted here with their permission.

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The Future of Feces: Dispatches from the World of Fecal Transplants

This feature article originally appeared in the East Bay Express, and is reprinted here with their permission.

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"Our Very Existence Makes People Uncomfortable": Transphobic Violence Persists Across the Globe and at Home

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