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  1. East Bay Restaurants Adapt to New Minimum WageRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KQED

    Camino is one of several East Bay restaurants that has re-formatted its entire wage structure and eliminated tipping in light of the new Oakland minimum wage. On March 2, the city of Oakland raised its minimum wage by 36%.

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  2. Bay Area Cities Weigh Minimum Wage IncreasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | KQED

    Supporters of Oakland's minimum wage increase hold signs during a celebration rally outside of Oakland City Hall on February 27, 2015. The Emeryville City Council gave initial approval this week to raise the city's minimum wage to $16 by 2019, the highest rate in the nation.

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  3. Shopping On Shore Leave: How Seafarers Head To The MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | KQED

    First Officer Dheeraj Singh spends most of his time at the helm of a container ship, but on a three-hour shore leave from the Port of Oakland, he visits Old Navy at Bay Street Mall in Emeryville, Calif. Many of us are making lots of trips to the mall right now, but what if you could only go shopping for just a few hours once a month? That's what life is like for container ship crews who bring the vast majority of consumer goods from Chinese factories to stores in the U.S. First Officer Dheeraj Singh, who spends most of his time at the helm of a container ship, recently took a van ride from the Port of Oakland and headed to the mall.

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  4. Shopping On Shore Leave: How Seafarers Head To The MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | KQED

    First Officer Dheeraj Singh spends most of his time at the helm of a container ship, but on a three-hour shore leave from the Port of Oakland, he visits Old Navy at Bay Street Mall in Emeryville, Calif. Many of us are making lots of trips to the mall right now, but what if you could only go shopping for just a few hours once a month? That's what life is like for container ship crews who bring the vast majority of consumer goods from Chinese factories to stores in the U.S. First Officer Dheeraj Singh, who spends most of his time at the helm of a container ship, recently took a van ride from the Port of Oakland and headed to the mall.

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  5. Black Creek Builders: Behind the Scenes of the East Bay Restaurant BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | KQED

    How many times do we go to restaurants each month-or week-and fail to really comprehend the physical process of pulling together all the elements that a restaurant requires, from permitting to plumbing, to every hoop jumped in between? I tend to notice aesthetically pleasing design, but don't go much beyond my hedonistic pleasure in identifying its lineage. My encounter with Travis Wirt, owner of Black Creek Builders , changed all that.

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  6. New Agriculture Policy Changes May Make it Easier to Start an Urban Farm in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | KQED

    It's a foggy fall day at West Oakland's City Slicker Farms in Union Plaza Park, but by looking at the lush and green garden boxes full of basil, Swiss chard, and collard greens it's hard to believe the growing season is almost over. While volunteers are planting root vegetables for the winter and picking the last of the green tomatoes, some food policy advocates are trying to harvest change in Oakland's City Council.

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