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West Oakland residents, air district officials sound alarm on proposed gravel facility at Port of Oakland

According to West Oakland residents, environmental activists and some air district staff, the proposed facility could come at a cost to the health of neighborhood residents.

NLRB: Staten Island Amazon warehouse can hold union vote

For months, a grassroots group called Amazon Labor Union led by former Amazon employee Chris Small has worked to collect signatures from employees at the facility known as JFK8 to garner at least 30% of workers in support of unionizing.

‘We’re people too’: Homeless encampment near BART tracks cleared out by Concord police

The nearly two dozen residents will now have to stay away from the property, which the police plan to monitor for trespassing.

In a joint letter, six unions from across Santa Clara County sectors say booster mandate will harm staffing

"Santa Clara County led the way responding to Covid, and we have done very well," the letter states. "With these latest changes though, we’re cutting off our nose to spite our face."

Picasso heirs ride the ‘crypto’ wave with digital offering

They're looking to cash in on and ride a wave of interest in non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, which have netted millions for far-less-known artists and been criticized by some as environmentally costly get rich schemes.

Decision looms for start of big downtown San Jose tech campus

A development alliance is readying a decision about when -- or whether -- to launch construction of a huge tech campus that's proposed for downtown San Jose.

Hot stuff: Lawrence Livermore National Lab hits milestone on long road to fusion power

With 192 lasers and temperatures more than three times hotter than the center of the sun, scientists hit — at least for a fraction of a second — a key milestone on the long road toward nearly pollution-free fusion energy.

Inflation hit: Oscar Mayer, Velveeta, Kool-Aid get pricier

The makers of top food and consumer goods brands plan to raise prices in the spring, dashing shoppers' hopes for a quick drop in their grocery bills.
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