Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

16 Mar 2018

All The News You Might’ve Missed This Week

OK, it has been two weeks since we’ve tackled the news. And I won’t lie, it’s been overwhelming…downright scary, the kind of shit that makes you want to crawl into bed and pull the blanket up over your head in hopes that when you surface, the bad trip has worn

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08 Mar 2018

How a Young, Son of Immigrants, is Turning SF Politics on its Head

He’s not a very tall or imposing man. His warm smile and approachable demeanor don’t scream hardened politician in the least bit. He uses his words as inspiration instead of weaponry. He may seem like a young idealist, but that’s exactly what should worry his opponents. Ryan Khojasteh brings his

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01 Mar 2018

Dope and depressing news for the week of Feb. 23 – March 1

It’s been a week of political upheaval, gun control and sticking it to the ICE man. Let’s unpack a few key stories impacting the Bay and beyond. Schaaf sticks her neck out for immigrants Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf got an early tip on an ICE raid across the Bay Area

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15 Feb 2018

Bay Area and Beyond News Roundup for Feb. 9 – Feb. 15, 2018

This week’s Bay Area and Beyond News Roundup  is fraught with some tragic and disturbing themes, and one boat trip gone wrong. South Florida’s school massacre              A 19-year-old male is suspected of showing up to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the Parkside burb of South Florida armed with a

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08 Feb 2018

Your need to know news for the week of Feb. 2 – Feb. 8

Here’s your weekly taste of what matters in the Bay and beyond. ICE takes on the sanctuary – sanctuary fights back Let’s be clear, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is pissed off at California for protecting immigrants. Acting Director Thomas Homan took to Fox News in December to declare

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02 Feb 2018

Breaking Down The Significance of Devin Nunes and The Memo

We touched on this in our weekly news wrap, but since Friday’s anticipated memo release party is barreling ahead, we decided to try and upack this whole shitstorm in a bit more detail. To do that, we have to start with Devin Nunes, California’s 22nd District representative. Nunes is a

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01 Feb 2018

This Week’s Need to Know News for the Bay Area & Beyond

In this slightly special edition of the weekly news wrap, we touch on a few less local stories and take a little extra time to discuss the memo fallout, because it’s actually a shit storm swirling around us today. But first, we’ll start with a very special toilet. Golden showers

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25 Jan 2018

Your Need to Know News for the week of Jan. 19 – Jan. 25, 2018

“It was the best of the times, it was the worst of times.” The past week of news has been both inspiring and frighteningly destructive on different fronts. Here, we’ll try to wrap up some of the best, worst and weird stories impacting the country and the Bay. All that

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