Oakland City Council Gives Green Light To Controversial Zoo Expansion PlanConservationists argued the Zoo is trying to build on some of the most sensitive parts of Knowland Park.
East Bay Water Plan To Enlarge Reservoir Derailed By Environmental LawsuitEast Bay water officials are reversing course on certain aspects of a 30-year long range plan, deciding not to enlarge a key reservoir in the Sierra foothills in the face of a lawsuit by environmental groups.