01 Jan 2018

The New Gold Rush: What (Sm)Oakland Should Know about Legal Weed

As of January 1, Californians are able to legally purchase and recreationally enjoy marijuana just like booze. An era of prohibition has come to an end, and criminals will no longer be made of cannabis users.

30 Dec 2017

New Year’s Eve for East Bay Procrastinators

For weeks now, you’ve been too cool to care about New Year’s plans. Right? Or you’ve just been ridonculously busy with holidays and work and all that stressful shit and never had the time to even consider going out. Either way, it’s possible you’re watching the clock tick by on

18 Dec 2017

Max’s Garage Press: Berkeley’s Hidden Treasure

Guest post by Amanda Davis  At the age of two Max Stadnik tripped and fell on a Tinker Toy, lodging a rod a few centimeters into his brain and practically taking out his eye. Little did he know that the $20,000 his mother won in a settlement against the toy

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17 Nov 2017

Five East Bay Spots to Escape the Rat Race

You thought California was easy living, huh? Maybe you’re from here and you already knew better. There’s no doubt that this is the most beautiful state in the country, perhaps the most beautiful place on earth, but it certainly comes at a price—one you pay in cash, flesh, time, sweat

26 Oct 2017

5 Oakland Food trucks you should brake for

Food trucks have given a new meaning to the term “fast food,” providing a motley menu of gastronomic goodies from around the globe right at your street corner, outside your favorite bar, or at that empty parking lot by your work.

16 Oct 2017

8 Very Haunted Spots for an East Bay Halloween Scream

Halloween is almost here. Dead leaves and cold gray days seem apropos at this time of year – but the blue skies and acrylic flowers here in California belie the true, sinister nature of this land — a place secret, sacred, and steeped in blood. Paranormal is the norm in

03 Oct 2017

We wanna send you plus one to hear Alice Waters in conversation!

Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California. She has promoted local sustainable agriculture for over four decades, and in 1995 she founded the Edible Schoolyard Project, which promotes free school lunches and sustainable food curriculum in public schools.

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02 Oct 2017

We wanna send you and your bae to Father John Misty!

Father John Misty kick started his music career as the Drummer in the worldwide Folk favorites, Fleet Foxes. After leaving the group, he decided to embark on a solo mission and we, his fans are very grateful that he did! Every single released has been something of a masterpiece, often

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