For $212, anyone can stake a claim to land cut from federal protection by President Trump in December. But so far, there doesn't appear to be a rush to seize the opportunity.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews director Peter Nicks, whose new documentary "The Force" chronicles changes within the Oakland, Calif., law enforcement agency.
This fly-on-the-wall documentary from filmmaker Peter Nicks offers surprisingly little insight into the Oakland Police Department.
Before his abrupt death a year ago, the pop musician made an investment in green energy that's now helping solar startups weather an assault by President Trump.
Building Code Violations and Bay Area's Unaffordable Rent Were Factors in the Oakland Warehouse Fire
The death toll in Friday's fire at a California artist-collective warehouse known as the “Ghost Ship" has risen to 36. Meanwhile, investigators are trying to figure out if anyone should be held legally responsible for the tragedy.
As Americans took in the news that Trump will be the nation's 45th president, many of them apparently decided not to take it sitting down.
As police scandals swirl in Northern California, a legislative effort to make the disciplinary records of officers available to the public comes up short.
So many scandals have emerged from the Oakland Police Department that it may be tough to make sense of it all. Thankfully, writer Aura Bogado offers a handy outline to untangle the web of lies, sex trafficking, murders, suicides, cover-ups and just general corruption allegedly going on.