Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

10 May 2018

This Week’s News, America, People’s Park, & People’s Strikes

We’ve got a loaded news wrap for you, stacked full of history, homeless, strikes and being black in America. Here goes…   Fight Brewing at People’s Park There’s a long history of resistance at the site of Berkeley’s People’s Park – it was actually built by the community itself out

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03 May 2018

News to keep you afloat for the week of May 3, 2018

Buckle your seat belts, this week’s news dives into the Oakland A’s and their search for a home, a submarine gone astray, violence in Kabul and the latest out of the Trump legal circus. A’s: Last stop, Oakland There’s no question that 1968 was a year to remember, here in

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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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26 Apr 2018

News wrap for April 26, 2018: Justice Served

In this week’s wrap, we’ll take a look at the better-late-than-never push to end federal ridiculousness about marijuana, the capture of the Golden State Killer, the Trump legal circus, a three-alarm fire in Concord, Cosby’s guilty verdict and the Warriors advancement to Round 2…because variety really is the spice of

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26 Apr 2018

Shahid Buttar: Is Congress ripe for a renaissance?

There is no simple way to describe Shahid Buttar. He’s the son of Muslim refugees, a civil rights lawyer, an activist, a grassroots organizer, a DJ, a spoken word artist, a writer, a musician and music producer, among other things. Running as a candidate for San Francisco’s 12th District is

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19 Apr 2018

This Week’s News: Pulitzers, Weed, and Snow…in Oakland

This week is all about the cool, the cunning and the cannabis. We’re diverging from the national news update in order to leave your stomach in tact for California’s first legal 420. You can thank me later. Trees here, trees there, trees everywhere In case you live under a rock,

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19 Apr 2018

Barbara Bush: “Beautiful Mind” or “Amazing Racist”? Maybe Both.

The matriarch of the Bush family dynasty died Tuesday night at the age of 92, surrounded by the very loved ones she fiercely protected in life. The tributes immediately began pouring in Wednesday morning from all ends of the political spectrum, many of which celebrated her strength – and no

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17 Apr 2018

Let the symphony save your college soul

There are lots of nights out you may have forgotten, and then there are nights you did something cool and different with your friends and you actually ended up remembering it.  Like that time you went downtown and sat by the orchestra in a world-class Symphony Hall…for example.  You wanna

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12 Apr 2018

Bombs, Zuckerberg and FBI raids, oh my. News for the week of April 12, 2018

This is your brain – this is your brain on news. Oh hell, you’ve already killed enough brain cells, so let’s get started. To bomb or not to bomb, that is the question We could bomb Syria any minute, or not. President Trump had a visceral Twitter reaction to the

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