Friday’s Briefing: Raiders play their last game in Oakland on Sunday; Picket lines coming to East Bay Kaiser hospitals

Categorical lanes coming to the I-880 subsequent summer time

By Steven Tavares

Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 4:00 AM

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The Oakland Coliseum has been the Raiders home for most of its 60 years of existence. - WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

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  • The Oakland Coliseum has been the Raiders residence for many of its 60 years of existence.

Information you don’t need to miss for Dec. 13:

1. The Raiders will play their last-ever game in Oakland on Sunday. The East Bay Occasions seems to be again on the group’s two runs in Oakand (Keep in mind they did this earlier than) and ahead to their new residence subsequent season in Las Vegas. $$

2. Unionized Kaiser Permanente psychological well being staff will start a five-day strike on Monday, the San Francisco Chronicle reviews. Picket lines will type at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland on Tuesday and Friday, and in San Leandro on Wednesday. $$

3. An specific lane is coming to a big portion of Interstate 880 in the East Bay, NBC Bay Space reviews. The lanes might open by the tip of subsequent summer time and stretch southbound from Hegenberger Highway in Oakland to Milpitas, and northbound from Lewelling Boulevard in San Leandro to Milpitas.

4. The California Air Assets Board might require {that a} small share of latest truck gross sales be electrical or zero-emission automobiles, the Related Press reviews. Dangerous pollution from vehicles are plentiful in a state that’s residence to a variety of massive transport ports, like one in West Oakland.

5. Coated California, the state’s medical insurance change, is experiencing a 16 p.c enhance in the variety of folks buying well being plans, the Related Press reviews. A part of the reason being the state helps to additional subsidize decrease earnings residents, but in addition as a result of those that do not have insurance coverage will probably be taxed beginning subsequent 12 months.

6. Acclaimed Berkeley authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman are taking some warmth for their plans to produce a tv collection primarily based on the 2016 Ghost Ship fireplace in Oakland, KQED reviews. Different portrayals of the warehouse catastrophe that took 36 lives have additionally been criticized by some in the previous.

$$ = Tales you’ll have to pay to learn.

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