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01 Apr 2022

“Old Survivor”, the oldest redwood in Oakland

After the news last week stating a fire killed an 800-year-old redwood in Marin, I felt compelled to share with you one of my favorite “secret”, short, and adorable hikes that will take you to see Oakland’s “Old Survivor” (also known as “Grandfather”). This coastal redwood is an Oakland landmark

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ghost sign sits next to map of ghost sign locations
04 Mar 2022

5 Must-See Art Walks in The Bay Area

Weekends are a time for exploring and enjoying the weird and wonderful things that The Bay Area has to offer. Artists have created some fun pubic art to see throughout SF and Oakland and with the weather mostly sunny it’s time to put on those walking shoes and get out

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10 Feb 2022

What You Don’t Know About BAS

My name is Alex Mak, I’m the managing editor and co-owner of BrokeAssStuart.com. You may recognize my byline as I’ve personally written over 1,000 articles for BAS, and I’ve edited and published 3 times that many by independent writers from our community. What many of you already know about independent media,

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06 Dec 2021

“Twindemic” Warning: Omicron Variant May Have Genetic Snippet From Common Cold Virus

Scientists and health experts are encouraging all eligible people to get both flu vaccine and COVID booster shots, ahead of a potential “twindemic,” in which COVID-19 and flu cases rise at the same time. Pfizer’s effectiveness drops down to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to

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23 Nov 2021

SFO Food Workers Will Protest Wednesday for Affordable Health Care

About 200 San Francisco International Airport workers are planning to protest Wednesday in a call for affordable health care, and they’re likely to get a good deal of attention on one of the heaviest travel days in the past two years. The people protesting are cashiers and food service employees

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30 Sep 2021

SF’s Newest, Hottest, & Totally (Not) Toxic Beach!

San Francisco’s newest beach can be found in the Dogpatch District, in one of our cities oldest industrial coves.  It’s dotted with memorabilia of long past industrial blood, sweat and pollution.  It’s San Francisco’s hottest, newest and totally-not-toxic-anymore, beach! Sandwiched between SF’s beloved brunch spot The Ramp, World War II

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21 Sep 2021

All SFO Workers Have to Be Vaccinated Under New Mandate

It takes a small army to keep San Francisco International Airport running day in and day out, with the total on-site workforce estimated at more than 46,000 people shortly before the pandemic hit. As of Tuesday, all of those workers are required to be fully vaccinated. In a first-of-its-kind U.S.

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robot looking handmade sculpture peeping behind a bridge
16 Sep 2021

Oakland’s Strange & Delightful “Troll Trail”

Deep in Oakland, imaginative trolls await you along the Bridgeview Troll Trail bringing the fun of art and creativity back into your life. What started out as just a way to bring in some fun during the all-consuming sadness of 2020, has turned into a collective art project.

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