John Grennan

Stories by John

12/18/09 Law and order

Residents of North Oakland gathered last night to discuss a November crime surge, including three shootings in Bushrod and Golden Gate. City Council Member Jane...

12/17/09 Are we there yet?

In describing Oakland, or at least a part of it, the author Gertrude Stein once famously said, “There is no there there.” The quote has...

12/15/09 Politics at Year’s End

2009 is drawing to a close, but there’s still unfinished business in Oakland politics before year’s end. Oakland North’s Richard Parks is investigating the city’s...

A ride into the hills

For Bay Area cyclists, November is the cruelest month. Night falls earlier and earlier, and winter winds and rains prompt many of us to place...

Caltrans: Bay Bridge now open

Caltrans has opened the Bay Bridge and traffic is moving steadily in both directions.