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03 Dec 2016

9 Dead in Oakland Underground Party Fire, Many Still Missing

Updated 730am (12/5 /16) *36 bodies now officially recovered. *Only 40% of Building has been uncovered and searched. *Recovery effort temporarily suspended due to building being unsafe. *Rain expected in the forecast for Wednesday 12/3/16  Awful news.  A dance party in a shared work space in Oakland caught fire and

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30 Nov 2016

We wanna send you to see Fishbone!

Celebrating 25+ groundbreaking years, FISHBONE has been trailblazing their way through the history of American Ska, Funk, Punk, Rock Fusion and (so-called) Black Rock since starting their professional career in Los Angeles’ burgeoning, Alternative Rock music scene of the mid-1980s. Their sound has often been imitated, but never duplicated. They have

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22 Nov 2016

Places To Go Thanksgiving Night

In any year, Thanksgiving with the family can be anxiety inducing, but considering most of us are still reeling from the election, sitting across the table from your racist,Trump-voting uncle is seeming particularly daunting. A lot of families also have this weird tradition of eating Thanksgiving dinner at an absurdly

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19 Nov 2016

Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary: Where Do We Go From Here?

October 2016 was a month long celebration for the Black Panther Party 50th anniversary. A lot of events happened in Oakland with Life Is Living festival at deFremery Park, Joyce Gordon Gallery, and the museum/gala at the Oakland Museum of California. At the Oakland Museum of California, they had conferences and

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17 Nov 2016

The Riptide Rises

   August 18th, 2015, was a very bad day indeed. I awoke to the sound of blaring sirens in my Outer Sunset neighborhood, and naturally assumed they would Dopler-effect their way past and carry on to some distant emergency as they always do. Not this time. They parked themselves outside

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12 Nov 2016

We wanna send you to see SunSquabi!

  SunSquabi has launched out of 2016 with HUGE momentum on their side. With festival announcements such as Electric Forest, Summer Camp, Camp Bisco, High Sierra announced already the band is definitely moving into the National spotlight. The Colorado trio has quickly become one of the premier up and coming

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11 Nov 2016

5 Leonard Cohen Songs That Might Save Your Sanity

Seven years ago I was standing in the crowd under the arcades in St. Mark’s Square in Venice, waiting for the storm to pass. It was a warm August night and I don’t remember if rain had been forecast. The crowd grew restless, more rain could mean that Leonard Cohen,

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