Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

23 Nov 2021

SFO Food Workers Will Protest Wednesday for Affordable Health Care

About 200 San Francisco International Airport workers are planning to protest Wednesday in a call for affordable health care, and they’re likely to get a good deal of attention on one of the heaviest travel days in the past two years. The people protesting are cashiers and food service employees

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23 Nov 2021

Tips and Test Locations for a COVID-Safe Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving is shaping up to be the first real holiday gathering since the pandemic hit the world upside the head in March 2020. People are planning to stuff themselves into kitchens and living rooms with loved ones as they stuff (and likely drink) themselves silly. But that pesky COVID-19

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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16 Nov 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Is Just One of Three Racially-Charged Cases Playing Out Simultaneously

The jury in the murder case against Kyle Rittenhouse broke Tuesday evening without reaching a verdict. They are set to resume deliberation at 9 a.m. CST Wednesday morning. The city of Kenosha, Wisconsin has been on edge all day with tensions thickening out on the same streets where Rittenhouse killed

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16 Nov 2021

Racist Message Scrawled on Chinatown Market Sparks Hate Crime Investigation

Oakland police are investigating a graffiti incident in Chinatown as a possible hate crime.  Tony Cheung, who owns New Tin’s Market on 7th Street where the graffiti was found last week, was shocked when he saw the handwritten message written on the shop’s exterior wall. The market is located just

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13 Nov 2021

Kaiser Strike Still On for Thousands Left Out of ’Landmark Agreement”

Two days ahead of a massive planned walkout, Kaiser Permanente averted immediate crisis with a tentative deal that addresses some demands among a portion of its workers. But contrary to much of Saturday’s reporting, some workers are still planning to hit the picket lines Monday. It was announced Saturday morning

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09 Nov 2021

White Supremacist ‘Creativity Church’ on Recruiting Mission with Flyer, Sticker Drive

A Twitter user Tuesday posted an image of a “Creativity Church” flyer that was found stuck to a windshield in front of an Austin, Texas Hobby Lobby. The flyer, adorned with anti-Semitic and white supremacist graphics, suggests some reading and a website for people interested in making racism a religion.

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09 Nov 2021

Wednesday’s National ‘Facebook Logout’ Aims To Hit Where It Hurts: In the Revenue

A racial and economic justice group is calling on people nationwide to hit Facebook where it hurts: right in the revenue. The “Facebook Logout” campaign urges people to log off Facebook and Instagram Wednesday to disrupt the social media giant machine that profits off ad revenue targeted at its users.

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02 Nov 2021

Boudin Charges SF Police Officer With Manslaughter for Fatally Shooting Unarmed Man

For the second time in San Francisco history, an on-duty police officer is being prosecuted for homicide. District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced Tuesday that charges have been filed against San Francisco police Officer Kenneth Cha for a 2017 shooting that caused a man’s death three years later. A warrant was

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