Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

15 Nov 2018

Bay News: Protecting Homeless, Saving a Legacy, Losing Paradise and Trump’s Mental Health

This week’s wrap casts a fairly broad geographical net, because let’s be honest here…when the state is battling the deadliest fire ever and our president is showing obvious and prolonged signs of actual insanity, that shit matters here at home and we need to talk about it. But before we

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14 Nov 2018

Long Live La Taqueria! The Battle to Save the Mission Icon Has Been Won

You have to be on your game to be considered “The Taqueria” in an area famous for stuffed tortilla goodness. La Taqueria has been honing their skills for 46 years and with the founder’s purchase of the iconic building, the Mission staple promises to keep it up for many years

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14 Nov 2018

Simpsons Trivia Night Back at Cafe du Nord, Space Coyote-style. Go There!

For the first time in over six months, the wacky-ass Classic Simpsons Trivia is coming back to Cafe du Nord Sunday and this time around, it’s all about the “Space Coyote Edition.” The whole meticulously-planned evening of animated debauchery is themed after the Carlos Castaneda-inspired episode where Homer eats a Guatemalan Insanity

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08 Nov 2018

Elections Hit the Bay, Trump Hit the Russia Investigation, Another Shooting and a Man Who Should Not Be Forgotten

This is your special edition weekly news wrap for the Bay and beyond, bringing you local election results, the story of a man who should not be forgotten, some pretty important stories that popped up in the the last 24 hours and a couple ideas of how you can shake

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01 Nov 2018

Chainsaws on BART, Racism in SF and 11 Lives Taken

We have a couple local stories this week that dive into racism and chainsaws, but there is no way we can avoid discussing what happened Saturday. Today, the people of Pittsburgh are our people, our neighbors. But first… BART and chainsaws don’t mix We’ve all seen a lot during our

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25 Oct 2018

News: Transit Center Debacle Continues, Bombs are sent, and Nationalism Ferments

It seems like every week we do this, I have to preemptively apologize for the circus of bad news that seems to grow in severity with each passing Thursday, and this week did not disappoint. So again, I’m sorry! But before we get into the national yuck, let’s touch on

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18 Oct 2018

Bay Area News: Workers Strike, Pittsburg Residents Evacuated and You REALLY Need to Vote!

Hello, folks! We’re highlighting a few important Bay Area stories this week that touch on the scary end of gas pipe line dangers and a whole bunch of pissed off workers. Let’s go… Natural Gas Line Fire in Pittsburg Triggers Evacuations It was a noisy and frightening Wednesday night in

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04 Oct 2018

Bay News: Tamales for life and other sordid stories

Hey Bay Area, we’re unpacking a few key local and national stories. This week we have a legendary life-saver, a bad cop, a bunch of bills and a couple national circus highlights. Ready…set…ten-four, good buddy. Remembering the life-saving Tamale Lady Virginia Ramos was better known as the Tamale Lady, the

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