Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

09 Feb 2021

Trump Team Resorts to Threats in Impeachment Defense

“Remember this day forever!” The Senate convened Tuesday to try former President Donald Trump for his incitement of a violent insurrection that ultimately resulted in seven deaths, countless injuries and devastating damage to the U.S. Capitol, both to the building and democratic principles it was built to uphold.  Neither side

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09 Feb 2021

Newsom Unveils State’s Largest Vaccination Site at Levi’s Stadium

The official home of the San Francisco 49ers is now California’s greatest symbol of hope in the effort to combat the devastating Covid-19 pandemic. The Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara opened its gates Tuesday to host the state’s largest vaccination site to date.   When vaccine supply allows, the site will

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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02 Feb 2021

CVS Expands Vaccine Distribution As State Contends With Spread of West Coast Variants

Just about one week after regional stay-at-home orders were lifted in California, all but four counties remain in the state-designated purple tier, indicating pervasive community spread of COVID-19. While most of the state is still weighed down by the pandemic, there has been some optimism over a decline in new

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02 Feb 2021

The Oakland Homicide Rate is Not All That Sudden or Unique

Oakland is experiencing an alarming spike in violent crimes. The city recorded 15 homicides in the first month of 2021, a stark contrast from the one murder in all of January 2020. Tuesday, the Oakland Police Department released ShotSpotter for the last week of January, reflecting a 137 percent increase

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02 Feb 2021

Secretary Mayor Pete Makes History, But Can He Do the Job?

Like him or hate him, there’s no denying that Pete Buttigieg has shaken the norms in the political sphere. His path from reelection as an openly gay mayor in the midwest to his historic cabinet confirmation has served as a feel-good story we didn’t know we needed. But we’ll need

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26 Jan 2021

Madam Secretary: Who Is Janet Yellen and Can She Save Us From Economic Demise?

Janet Yellen was sworn in Tuesday as the 78th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. In the hallway of portraits depicting every person who’s held that title, beginning with Alexander Hamilton, Yellen’s will stand out as the first woman on that esteemed wall. The 74-year-old Brooklyn-born economic phenom is no stranger

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26 Jan 2021

Bay Area Braces for Wet and Wild Winter Storm

The storm brewing overhead will deliver desperately needed rain throughout the region, but it unfortunately comes in the form of an atmospheric river that will create as much damage as it does benefit. The winter rainstorm quickly descending on the Bay Area has prompted widespread evacuations in the Santa Cruz

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19 Jan 2021

Biden and Harris Honor Lives Lost to COVID-19

Good leaders know that solidarity is the core of a nation’s strength. When the people suffer loss, those in power should suffer alongside them. It’s that show of compassion and humanity that builds bridges and trust. Hours before Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were set to be sworn in, the

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