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27 Jul 2022

Sex Shop Owner to Run for Oakland City Council

Nenna Joiner is running for councilmember of Oakland’s District 4, a combination of hills and flatlands, wealth and wage workers. District 4 is home to an inarguably diverse voting range. It includes Montclair, Redwood Heights, Laurel, Glenview and the Dimond District, with California State Route 13 running up the middle.

Jake Warren 1
26 Jul 2022

When Is It Okay To Talk To The Police?

This may not come as a surprise, but I’ve never loved the police. I don’t hate every single cop like some kind of psychopath, but I’ve never been in a shitty situation where I felt like the presence of a police officer would improve it. Generally cops make shit worse.

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
26 Jul 2022

My Experience With Covid-19

I remember January 1st, 2020. I was living in Vallejo. People were still blowing up leftover fireworks. I listened to the explosions and thought about how everything in life was reduced to repetition. Nothing ever seemed to change. I was bored but ultimately stagnant.  A few weeks later, I first

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 1
25 Jul 2022

Bay Area Director Makes “Asian American Gothic” in Response to Anti-Asian Violence

As you undoubtedly know, there’s been an unthinkable rise in violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States over the past few years. And because of this, there have been a number of campaigns to raise awareness about these hate crimes, including the Stop Asian Hate

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
25 Jul 2022

Here’s What It Looks Like Under Those Brick Circles In the Street

Those mysterious brick circles you see on streets? They are cisterns — a form of ancient technology adopted after the 1906 earthquake to aid firefighting. We all know about the fires that ravaged the city after the 1906 earthquake, made worse due to the rupture of water and sewage lines.

Jenna Homen 5
23 Jul 2022

The Top 10 Floatie Trends at Northern Nights

We’ve all been waiting 2 years for festival season to return, some more patiently than others. Northern Nights Music Festival 2022 marks my return to the festival circuit. Based on the floaties I witnessed at this years event, festival goers have returned with vengeance! After two years of not floating

Stefan Aronsen 0
Farmers Market Battles Elite School
22 Jul 2022

Who Will Win? The Farmer’s Market vs. The Elite High School

This week, a private battle between Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile (OSFMM) and a private high school, St. Ignatius College Preparatory(SI), became very public via a letter published online by OSFMM. The permit for The Sunset’s popular and well-trafficked farmer’s market will expire on August 13th and, while the

Katy Atchison 1

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