Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

30 Nov 2021

Appeals Court Upholds California’s High-Capacity Magazine Ban…for Now

As of Tuesday, California’s ban on high-capacity magazines remains intact, at least for now. In a second review by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, an 11-judge panel overturned a lower-court ruling that nullified the ban passed by voters in 2016. The decision was split 7-4. More than 63 percent

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30 Nov 2021

Dishonest ‘Defund’ Messaging is Not Making Oakland Any Safer

If you believe the Oakland Police Department and their union, the city’s rise in crime is a result of a slashed law enforcement budget. They commonly point to “defund” efforts as the bogeyman that draws out and emboldens a criminal element lurking and waiting for an opportune moment when progressive

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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30 Nov 2021

Governor Calls for End to Gun Violence After Teen Allegedly Kills Three, Injures Six in School Shooting

A 15-year-old allegedly killed three people and injured another six Tuesday afternoon at a high school about 40 miles north of Detroit, Michigan.  The Oxford High School sophomore opened fire at the campus Tuesday with a semiautomatic handgun, according to Oakland County undersheriff Michael McCabe during a press conference. The

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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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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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