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The dark side of the city's restaurant boom. 
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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan visited The Chronicle's Editorial Board this week to make the case for her reelection and said some things that turned out not to be entirely correct. The most startling pie...
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Libby Schaaf hopes her endorsement from Jerry Brown could be enough to vault her into first place in the Oakland mayor's race. 
Candidates have struggled to gain the attention of voters who have shown little interest in the race except to express their disappointment in the way Quan has run the city. Support from Brown, who lives in Oakland, could help Schaaf excite undecided voters, observers said. “It does give her a boost,†said David McCuan, a political science professor at Sonoma State University who studies Oakland politics. Jim Ross, an Oakland political co...
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The SF Zoo tiger cub gets a $47K name: Jillian!
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Finally, a man walked by in the lot. Humphrey said she told Boyce, "Hang on just a second," then moved toward the stranger and said, "He has a gun. I'm his hostage. I need your help."
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Rebecca Kaplan is still crushing the #oakmayor  race, but Libby Schaaf is catching up, according to a new poll. 
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“I don’t know who I am voting for,” Joseph said recently while sitting outside a Montclair Peet’s. “I don’t really like Jean Quan. I do know that.”
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Tragic: One hour short of his 23rd birthday, this Emeryville man was rear-ended, then shot dead in Oakland.
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"There was not even a thought given ... to doing anything but continuing at pace and making plans and preparations for this summer," said Tom Ehman, vice commodore of the Golden Gate Yacht Club, which is hosting the race.
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Investigators don't know whether carrying one extra person contributed to the cause of the fire or made it more difficult for the women to escape.
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Sonoma County sheriff's Sgt. Ed Hoener: "There are dozens of people up here on any given day to go diving. It is not unusual to have a fatality every year, but it is especially unusual to have three die in one weekend."
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Will covers Oakland Oakland for The San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate.com, where he writes about crime, politics and life in the city. He's a native of the East Bay and especially interested in stories about crime fighting, gentrification and Lake Merritt

You can reach Will by phone at 415-777-8767 or on Twitter: @WillKane
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    Political Science, 2006 - 2010
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