Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

08 Nov 2018

Elections Hit the Bay, Trump Hit the Russia Investigation, Another Shooting and a Man Who Should Not Be Forgotten

This is your special edition weekly news wrap for the Bay and beyond, bringing you local election results, the story of a man who should not be forgotten, some pretty important stories that popped up in the the last 24 hours and a couple ideas of how you can shake

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01 Nov 2018

Chainsaws on BART, Racism in SF and 11 Lives Taken

We have a couple local stories this week that dive into racism and chainsaws, but there is no way we can avoid discussing what happened Saturday. Today, the people of Pittsburgh are our people, our neighbors. But first… BART and chainsaws don’t mix We’ve all seen a lot during our

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25 Oct 2018

News: Transit Center Debacle Continues, Bombs are sent, and Nationalism Ferments

It seems like every week we do this, I have to preemptively apologize for the circus of bad news that seems to grow in severity with each passing Thursday, and this week did not disappoint. So again, I’m sorry! But before we get into the national yuck, let’s touch on

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18 Oct 2018

Bay Area News: Workers Strike, Pittsburg Residents Evacuated and You REALLY Need to Vote!

Hello, folks! We’re highlighting a few important Bay Area stories this week that touch on the scary end of gas pipe line dangers and a whole bunch of pissed off workers. Let’s go… Natural Gas Line Fire in Pittsburg Triggers Evacuations It was a noisy and frightening Wednesday night in

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04 Oct 2018

Bay News: Tamales for life and other sordid stories

Hey Bay Area, we’re unpacking a few key local and national stories. This week we have a legendary life-saver, a bad cop, a bunch of bills and a couple national circus highlights. Ready…set…ten-four, good buddy. Remembering the life-saving Tamale Lady Virginia Ramos was better known as the Tamale Lady, the

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28 Sep 2018

This fight is much bigger than Brett Kavanaugh

The Senate Judiciary Committee will cast the first of three votes Friday, each will position Brett Kavanaugh closer or further away from a seat on the Supreme Court. The Friday morning Senate session was met with just as much contention as was present at the end of Thursday’s hearing. The

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27 Sep 2018

This Week’s Bay News: Sideshows and Train Wrecks (of all sorts)

As we publish this week’s Bay Area news wrap, the world is watching the Senate floor, but we’ll refrain from too much of that until we know how this all shakes out. Until then, here’s your dose of local and other important stories that impact us here at home. Let’s

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20 Sep 2018

Bad Judges, Bridge Nets and Racial Discrimination: Your Bay News for the Week of Sept. 20, 2018

This week’s news touches on the effort to reduce suicide deaths on the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco’s racial discrimination problem and all sorts of judicial woes, locally and nationally. Here goes… Please Don’t Jump In 2008, the New York Times described the Golden Gate Bridge as “the most popular

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