Oakland

16 Jul 2018

We wanna send you to see Animal Collective performing “Sung Tongs”

At the beginning Animal Collective was two of them — Avey Tare and Panda Bear — banging drums and tweaking synths in their bedrooms, singing strange and sometimes heartbreaking songs about imaginary friends and childhood pets. Carried along by washes of squalling feedback, the music was noisy, and it was

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16 Jul 2018

Meet the Little Girl Who #PermitPatty Called the Cops On

The 8-year-old-girl racially profiled by #PermitPatty had a party thrown for her Saturday,  complete with donations of more than $8,000 pledged from Bay Area cannabis companies. You see the young entrepreneur Jordan, above, surrounded by friends at Saturday’s celebration and fundraiser that added to her current GoFundMe campaign. Saturday she received

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04 Jul 2018

Ghost Ship fire defendants enter no contest plea, sentencing to follow

Guest Post by Nevin Long The only two defendants charged in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, which killed 36 people on December 2, 2016, entered pleas of no contest in Alameda Superior Court Wednesday. Max Harris, 28, and Derick Almena, 48, agreed to sentences of six and nine years, respectively,

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03 Jul 2018

Legendary Punk Nerds Rocked Oakland w/ Fred Armisen

Devo Diaries at Burger Boogaloo By Jordan Latham It was a warm, apocalyptically dark pink night when I showed up at Mosswood Park Saturday, the “Mad Max” skies courtesy of another fire season off to a hellacious start. The Burger Boogaloo has become an annual pilgrimage of mine since The

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28 Jun 2018

The 2018 Oakland Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore Oakland than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing, you get 28 beers at 28 bars for $35. It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. How does the Oakland Beer Passport work? I’m glad

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20 Jun 2018

We wanna send you to Dub Mission in Oakland!

DJ Sep is the founder, promoter, and main resident at Dub Mission. Now 21+ years strong, Dub Mission is one of the longest-running parties in the world. Voted Bay Area’s Best Reggae Club four times in five years, Dub Mission has featured artists from all over the world, including The Scientist, Mad Professor & the Ariwa Sound System, Mungo’s Hi

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14 Jun 2018

Bay Area News this Week – June 14, 2018: Mayors, joggers, a big-ass block party and goodbye to Bourdain

First and foremost, Oakland may have just had it’s best week, ever! San Francisco got a new mayor, “Jogger Joe” goes to jail and we reflect on what Bourdain meant to the Bay. Here goes…

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13 Jun 2018

Warriors Parade: The team brought the win, fans brought the joy

Tuesday was pretty damn near perfect in downtown Oakland at 73 degrees when the Town came out in blue and gold force to welcome their back-to-back champions home. Most reports anticipated a crowd size of about 1 million fans. The sardine-packed parade route and 30-minute lines at BART ticketing machines

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