Oakland International Airport

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    April 14, 2014

    Knife Found in Passenger's Leftover Enchilada at Oakland International Airport

    2/2 hidden inside the enchiladas, this 8.5 inch #knife. LEOs responded, and cleared passenger.— TSAmedia_NicoM (@TSAmedia_NicoM) April 14, 2014 That's not blood you see on the knife -- that's enchilada sauce. We're not too sure what this is all about, but TSA con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Owner of Oakland's Otaez Mexicatessen Killed in Apparent Robbery Attempt

    Ray Chavez/Oakland Tribune, 2000Otaez owner Jesus "Chuy" Campos, fatally shot this morning in Oakland.​The Oakland Tribune is reporting that Jesus Campos, owner of Oakland's Otaez Mexicatessen, was shot and killed this morning in what authorities believe was an attempted robbery. From the Trib ... More >>

  • News

    June 2, 2010

    Bleeding Green

    Forget about Sharp Park’s endangered frogs and snakes. The real problem with the golf course is its enormous cost to the city.

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    March 24, 2010

    The SFO Cannonball Run

    Horrified by a typical taxi trip from SFO? Thank a government program that pays cabbies to speed.

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    March 25, 2009

    Transit Spotting

    A transportation activist points to inefficient and costly projects like the Central Subway.

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2008

    The Land Of A Million Cereals at Mission 17

    (Click the image for a full slideshow.) By Catherine McCulloch “Milk and cereal, milk and cereal, milk and cereal, milk and cereal...” Artist Ryan Alexiev’s allegory of consumerism gets a little soggy at his new exhibit at the gallery Mission 17. On the other hand, I left the exhibit with ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2007

    ‘It’s Getin’ Hot In Here’ – How Global Warming Will Affect S.F.

    Flooding, heatstroke and raw sewage being swept into the Bay: Climate change just doesn’t sound like much fun at all. By Joe Eskenazi If, in the near future, the sea level raises by only about a meter – a conservative estimate – the computer image displayed above will be the de facto new do ... More >>

  • News

    March 2, 2005

    Father of a Nation

    As head of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Kevin Gover single-handedly gave the Koi Nation land rights. Now, he's stepped through the revolving door to hawk the tribe's plans for a Bay Area casino.

  • News

    October 27, 2004


    How four tiny Indian tribes, with help from powerful gambling interests, are trying to transform the Bay Area into a slot machine Mecca

  • News

    January 9, 2002

    Flight of Fantasy

    Learning to fly a helicopter is a lesson in exhilaration

  • News

    September 29, 1999

    It Ate City Hall

    If you like monstrous cost escalation, you'll love Don Todd Associates, whose mutating consulting agreements typify the city's horrifying contracting problems

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