Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

13 Dec 2018

Weekly News: Bad Santas, Text Tax, Tactless Twits y Mas

Welcome to your week in news. On the menu week  are two very bad Santas, the undignified treatment of Oakland’s homeless, the state of the Raiders, talk of a text message tax, some tactless winners of the week, a national rundown and a couple ideas to help keep your mood

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06 Dec 2018

This Week’s News: Burning Bus, Bad Cop, Trump is Scared and Workers Rock

This week’s news touches on some serious worker solidarity in San Francisco; burning buses, bad cops, baller rumors and one snarky marquis in Oakland; the death of George H.W. Bush; G20 highlights and lowlights; all the Special Counsel fun Trump came home to and a bunch of other important and

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29 Nov 2018

UC Berkeley Changes Could Provide Road Map to Political Civility

Inside Higher Ed just gave University of California, Berkeley a pass for civility, namely political civility, on campus. Calling the university civil is a sharp turn from allegations of First Amendment oppression in the wake of the Milo Yiannopoulos debacle that left the campus scarred, literally and theoretically, a little

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15 Nov 2018

Bay News: Protecting Homeless, Saving a Legacy, Losing Paradise and Trump’s Mental Health

This week’s wrap casts a fairly broad geographical net, because let’s be honest here…when the state is battling the deadliest fire ever and our president is showing obvious and prolonged signs of actual insanity, that shit matters here at home and we need to talk about it. But before we

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08 Nov 2018

Elections Hit the Bay, Trump Hit the Russia Investigation, Another Shooting and a Man Who Should Not Be Forgotten

This is your special edition weekly news wrap for the Bay and beyond, bringing you local election results, the story of a man who should not forgotten, some pretty important stories that popped up in the just the last 24 hours and a couple ideas of how you can shake

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01 Nov 2018

Chainsaws on BART, Racism in SF and 11 Lives Taken

We have a couple local stories this week that dive into racism and chainsaws, but there is no way we can avoid discussing what happened Saturday. Today, the people of Pittsburgh are our people, our neighbors. But first… BART and chainsaws don’t mix We’ve all seen a lot during our

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25 Oct 2018

News: Transit Center Debacle Continues, Bombs are sent, and Nationalism Ferments

It seems like every week we do this, I have to preemptively apologize for the circus of bad news that seems to grow in severity with each passing Thursday, and this week did not disappoint. So again, I’m sorry! But before we get into the national yuck, let’s touch on

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