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Hiring: Full Time Director Level Position

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Oakland City Council adopts redistricting map 26

 By: Becca Andrews

In a quick four-minute window in between several other hot-button issues, Map 26 was chosen in the first public hearing for Oakland’s redistricting at last night’s City Council meeting.

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Health care law's ground game: Armies of paid workers, volunteers fan out throughout state

By: Tracy Seipel

When she answered her front door the other day, East Oakland resident Cynthia Williams, who's been unemployed and without medical insurance for nine years, was greeted by a bubbly 25-year-old woman wondering if she'd heard about the new health care law.

Williams said she had, but didn't know how it would...

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