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15 May 2019

Why Are We So Obsessed with Murder?

By Amanda Davis You know the feeling when you can’t look away from something disastrous? Like driving really slowly past a car accident, just to get a good look? Today, murder stories are the couch-lock equivalent of insane car accidents. Explorer Daniel Boone once said, “Curiosity is natural to the

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23 Apr 2019

The Bay Area Earthquake Safety Guide, It’s Important!

Do you know what to do when a massive earthquake happens?  Do you want to know how to prepare yourself, your loved ones, your neighbors? Good!  The Earthquake Safety Project is aiming at educating everyone in the Bay Area.  Bellow, you’ll find a digital version of the Earthquake Safety Guide,

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03 Apr 2019

Nipsey Hussle’s Last Gift Is Inspiration for Change

He was born Ermias Joseph Asghedom, became the legend as Nipsey Hussle and in death, the man is now a martyr. He advocated, invested, collaborated, created and gave to fight the very violence that took his life Sunday. He opened his heart and wallet regularly to better the lives of

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26 Feb 2019

Jay’n Bee Club Closed Down. Damn it.

Jay’n Bee Club had all the elements of a great Dive Bar, it was old, it had history, it had good drink prices and an extremely local clientele.  And it even had bonus features like a patio, a more recently, a very decent pizza oven. The Dive is already closed

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29 Jan 2019

Opioid Epidemic at the Start of 2019: Where’s the Progress We Were Promised?

By Kate Harveston When tens of thousands of your fellow citizens die in one year from the same preventable cause, you rightly call it a ‘crisis’.  The National Safety Council found in 2017 that for the first time ever, Americans were more likely to die from opioid overdose than from a car accident. You

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02 Jan 2019

Oscar Grant, 10 Years Later: “Gone But Not Forgotten”

His name has become nationally synonymous with the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement. The image is now iconic: a young black man with a great smile and a black beanie. His story has been retold in sidewalk conversations, in small bars, on the big screen and covered by

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19 Dec 2018

Ghost Ship: Demolition and a Long December

Wednesday’s news that the Ghost Ship warehouse may be soon headed for demolition prolongs an already emotional month for the family and friends of the 36 people who died there. Dec. 2 marked the two-year anniversary of the Oakland warehouse tragedy that has become simply known as the Ghost Ship

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19 Dec 2018

Thank You, Penny Marshall

This is my personal take on an amazing broad (that’s a compliment) that changed our lives for the better. I won’t profess to be some expert in the field of all things Penny Marshall – I didn’t follow her life and achievements like a fan girl, dissecting her mood through

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