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22 Feb 2018

Only 6% of CEOs Are Women, But Thank God We Have Lady Doritos

By Kate Haverston  It’s 2018. Across the nation, women are marching and fighting for the same basic rights our mothers and grandmothers fought to obtain. The Trump Administration is chipping away for equal healthcare access for women and equal rights and equal pay in the workplace. Have we really made

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20 Feb 2018

Buy Some Goddamn Comics From Mission Comics

By Kelly O’Grady You like supporting local business? You like the comic books? Then get off yah’ duff chowda’ head and walk over to Mission Comics and buy some graphic novels already! Leef Smith, the proprietor of Mission Comics is a huge sweetheart and a real mensch. They have sales

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19 Feb 2018

Ten East Bay Outings for Antisocial Parents

Guest post by Jordan Latham A lot of us who were nonconformist kids, the kind who gravitated toward the weirdos, are no less antisocial as adults. We learn to carve out spaces we’re comfortable with and pointedly avoid loud, crowded, neon, intrusive social situations. We find the safe, dark, gothy

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16 Feb 2018

SF Rapper, Frak, Talks Gentrification, Education, and His New Album Limewire ‘03

Guest post by Jordan Ranft Alex Fraknoi, aka Frak, started his foray into hip-hop at thirteen on Kanyetalk.com, an online forum dedicated to Mr. West’s music and celebrity. It was the same forum, in fact, on which the members of BROCKHAMPTON met. Frak, was friends with Kevin Abstract, front-man for the

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14 Feb 2018

My Journey from Male Lobbyist to Transwoman

Guest post by Maria Konner I was a male lobbyist, and now I’m a woman.  What I’m actually saying is that being a male lobbyist drove me to becoming a woman. Let me explain. Not all lobbyists are men, but characteristics of successful lobbyists are inherently male, and it was

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06 Feb 2018

A Love Letter to SF from 381.9 Miles Away

By Jillian Robertson Ironically, the first freeway exit upon arriving in what I consider Los Angeles-proper is “SF Mission.” Seems kinda cruel since I just moved from beautiful San Francisco to traffic-snarled Los Angeles. In this case though, SF stands for San Fernando Valley. That doesn’t stop me from reminiscing

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05 Feb 2018

The Fight to Save Berkeley’s Alta Bates Hospital

By Nevin Long A crowd numbering in the hundreds gathered in the atrium of the Ed Roberts Campus in South Berkeley on Saturday to discuss the fight against the closure of Alta Bates Hospital. Officials from at least four municipalities, including Berkeley, Oakland, Albany and El Cerrito, and the state of

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