East Bay Express (Oakland)

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: Bay Area, Northern California
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: EBX

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

Chief Justice seeks emergency traffic court reform, Jerry Brown pushes amnesty program

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland)
May 26, 2015
California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye pushed for "emergency action" for traffic court fines, and Jerry Brown included an "amnesty program" in his budget proposal.

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Public Interest Attorneys Ready to File Lawsuit to Block Sale of City-Owned Land

Darwin BondGraham
East Bay Express (Oakland)
June 2, 2015
As private stakeholders seek to move forward with controversial residential development project, civil legal aid organizations threaten lawsuit to force compliance with affordable housing regulations.

News Story

California Traffic Tickets Amnesty Program Leaves Many Behind

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland)
November 11, 2015
In the Bay Area, implementation of California's new traffic amnesty program runs afoul of its anti-poverty goals.

News Story

Oakland Man Facing Deportation for Nonviolent Drug Crime

Momo Chang
East Bay Express (Oakland)
August 12, 2015
Chea Bou, an Oakland resident who fled from Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s, is being held in detention and faces deportation due to nonviolent, drug-related crimes.

News Story

Legal Coalition Demands Traffic Court Policy Changes

Sydney Johnson
East Bay Express (Oakland)
March 24, 2016

News Story

Burma Superstar Kitchen Staff Sue Bay Area Chain Over Wage Violations

East Bay Express (Oakland)
September 9, 2016
Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center, Centro Legal De La Raza, and Asian American Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus unite to represent Bay Area kitchen staff against Burma Superstar.

Feature

The High Cost of Driving While Poor

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland)
May 6, 2015
Since 2007, there have been 4 million cases of driver's licenses suspended for people's failure to appear in court or pay their fines.

News Story

Lawmakers to consider bill aimed at improving community benefits of nonprofit hospitals

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland)
April 20, 2015
Advocates including the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation have co-sponsored a bill to add standards for community benefits and charity care at nonprofit hospitals.



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