Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

13 Apr 2021

Three Police Shooting Stories Collide Tuesday as Minnesota Reaches Boiling Point

Three stories collided Tuesday that cast a dark shadow on the state of policing in the U.S., especially as it relates to Black men. Each is a tragic example of the worst that can happen when law enforcement chooses to use force in lieu of deescalation or less lethal methods.

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13 Apr 2021

Some Bay Area Counties Pause Use of Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Over Blood Clot Concerns

A “rare and severe” blood clot condition, medically known as a thromboembolic event, has emerged in six people who have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S., prompting the federal government to call for a pause in its use until further the issue can be further investigated.  The

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12 Apr 2021

Broke-Ass Stuart is Looking for a New Arts & Events Editor

Broke-Ass Stuart has been at the center of the events and arts scene in the Bay Area for over 15 years. And right now we are looking to bring on a new editor to focus on events as the world begins to open back up. This is a cool opportunity since events will be taking

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13 Apr 2021

Mood is Making Mental Health Accessible to Everyone

What I discovered in Mood Health is a safe and affordable way to engage with high-quality mental health professionals from the privacy of your own home, car or wherever it is you feel comfortable enough to air your personal business.

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06 Apr 2021

Lawsuit Takes Aim at Cop, Police Chief and Town of Danville for Killing of Tyrell Wilson

As the nation is gripped by the ongoing Derek Chauvin trial, we were sadly reminded that our local communities are not immune to police quick to pull the trigger. It was announced Tuesday that the family of Tyrell Wilson, who was shot and killed by a Danville police officer last

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06 Apr 2021

Newsom Says California Could Fully Reopen by Mid-June

On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said that California now has the lowest COVID-19 test positivity rate in the country. He followed up Tuesday with an announcement that he’s hoping to fully reopen the state by June 15. That target date is scheduled exactly two months after vaccine eligibility is extended

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06 Apr 2021

Oakland International Airport Standoff Ends After Nearly Four Hours

A standoff with an armed man at the Oakland International Airport came to an end Tuesday morning after nearly four hours. According to witness reports, the man appeared to have a knife and was threatening to commit suicide. The outer area of Terminal 1 was evacuated as law enforcement responded

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30 Mar 2021

DOJ Investigates Matt Gaetz for Sex Trafficking and Statutory Rape

The Department of Justice is allegedly looking into claims that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl and paid for her to travel at his side, which both carry serious criminal charges if found to be true. According to a New York Times article published

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30 Mar 2021

Contra Costa County Starts Vaccinating All Residents 16 and Older

As of Tuesday, all residents and those who work in Contra Costa County age 16 and older can schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments. The sudden move comes just seven days after the county dropped eligibility age to 50.  The county credits the expansion to a recent influx of vaccine doses received

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