East Bay Express (Oakland, CA)


An Oakland-based weekly newspaper serving the Berkeley, Oakland, and East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded 1978.
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Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Media

The Express is known for its investigative and longform news and feature stories, along with its award-winning arts, food, and wine coverage. The paper is also well known for its liberal viewpoint and for engaging in advocacy journalism.[3]

A typical issue of the Express contains one or two in-depth news stories; an “Eco Watch” column about environmental issues; a political column called Seven Days; a 3,000-7,000-word cover story, events and music listings; music, dining, and movie reviews; a culture column; a parenting column; a tech column; and the syndicated columns “Savage Love” and Free Will Astrology.



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News Story

California Traffic Tickets Amnesty Program Leaves Many Behind

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland, CA)
November 11, 2015
The state's initiative to help low-income drivers overcome excessive traffic court debts is failing the most vulnerable residents — and advocates say the East Bay courts' policies are particularly unjust.

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Low-Income Tenants to be Directly Displaced by Development in El Cerrito

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland, CA)
July 7, 2015
An El Cerrito townhome development is displacing longtime tenants from an affordable RV park.

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California Adopts Traffic Court Reform, But Fails to Address Major Obstacle for Low-Income Drivers

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland, CA)
June 9, 2015
Story about how new rules instituted in California's traffic courts and how a major part was overlooked.



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