Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

10 Aug 2021

Meet Kathy Hochul, the Next Governor of New York

In a “New York minute,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo fell all the way from grace. It’s been one week to the day since a scathing report out of the state’s attorney general’s office concluded that the New York governor had sexually harassed 11 women and created a toxic and intimidating work

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10 Aug 2021

Hung Liu: Groundbreaking Oakland Artist Dies at 73

Hung Liu had cemented her place in Oakland history with a long life of contributing art she believed had the power to “change the world.” It was announced Monday that the 73-year-old painter died over the weekend from late-stage pancreatic cancer. Her passing comes less than two months before an

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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03 Aug 2021

Uber Offers Driver Hush Money After Carjacking

Uber was outed Tuesday for trying to pay off an Atlanta, Georgia driver to stay silent after being carjacked on the job. The $1,000 hush money offer would have been the equivalent of his insurance deductible, but the “offer” came five months after the incident and with the condition he

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03 Aug 2021

West Oakland Leads Alameda County in Highest COVID-19 Case Rates

Oakland has some of Alameda County’s worst COVID-19 statistics, which makes it frustrating to hear that customers in an Oakland market are verbally and physically abusing employees when asked to mask up. The San Francisco Chronicle ran a story Monday about violent customer behavior at Community Foods Market, which reinstated

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03 Aug 2021

Cuomo Refuses to Resign After Sexual Harassment Findings

All eyes are on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday after an investigation conducted by the state’s attorney general’s office found he sexually harassed multiple women and created a “toxic” workplace culture. The immediate question was would happen next. Cuomo answered swiftly with a full-throated rebuttal, saying the report findings

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27 Jul 2021

Judge Stops School District from Covering Up Controversial George Washington High Mural

The seemingly endless saga over the George Washington High School mural took another turn Tuesday when a San Francisco Superior Court judge overturned the school district’s decision to cover up the controversial artwork. Ruling in favor of an alumni group that alleged the San Francisco Unified School District Board of

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27 Jul 2021

At Least Two Bay Area Residents Took Part in Capitol Riot Mob

It was an emotional first day of hearings in the House Select Committee investigation of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection.  Four officers who were subject to extreme violence from a mob of Trump supporters in defense of the Capitol and the legislators inside testified to the select committee Tuesday.

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27 Jul 2021

Newsom Compares Unvaccinated to Drunk Drivers, and He’s Not Wrong

California’s governor did not mince words Tuesday when he compared unvaccinated people to drunk drivers putting the lives of others at risk. What Gov. Gavin Newsom said was: “You don’t have a choice to go out and drink and drive and put everybody else’s lives at risk. That’s the equivalent

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