Alameda

22 May 2019

Pressure Is Mounting to Audit Alameda County Sheriff’s Department

An Oakland City Council vote does not carry weight to immediately fix all that is wrong with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and Santa Rita Jail, but it does move the conversation forward. Councilmembers unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday aimed at applying pressure on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors

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28 Nov 2018

New Design Proposal Unveiled to Keep A’s Rooted in Oakland

You can call it a “jewel box” or a “park within a park,” but the proposed design for a new stadium near Jack London Square is one distinct thing to many fans: a way to keep the Oakland A’s rooted in Oakland. As the Warriors prepare to move into their

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14 Nov 2018

The Penny-Pincher’s Guide to Date Night in the East Bay

What does a “date” mean to you? Traditionally, I guess a date would be defined by dinner and a movie, perhaps a little dancing. But as we all know, one of the “joys” of Bay Area life is the expense of it all. And maybe I should speak for myself

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29 Jan 2018

Winter Hiking in the East Bay

GUEST WRITER: AMANDA MCDOWELL Of course, it’s impossible to not yearn for the sunny patios and sandy beaches of summer, but one of the beautiful things about Northern California’s winter months is how well they lend themselves to hiking. A trek might start off a bit chilly, but considering other

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17 Nov 2017

Five East Bay Spots to Escape the Rat Race

You thought California was easy living, huh? Maybe you’re from here and you already knew better. There’s no doubt that this is the most beautiful state in the country, perhaps the most beautiful place on earth, but it certainly comes at a price—one you pay in cash, flesh, time, sweat

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16 Oct 2017

8 Very Haunted Spots for an East Bay Halloween Scream

Halloween is almost here. Dead leaves and cold gray days seem apropos at this time of year – but the blue skies and acrylic flowers here in California belie the true, sinister nature of this land — a place secret, sacred, and steeped in blood. Paranormal is the norm in

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06 Sep 2016

We wanna send you and a friend to the Pacific Pinball Museum!

  TILT! Stand-Up Comedy and Storytelling at the Pacific Pinball Museum with 100+ Pinball Machines on Free Play! The inaugural monthly comedy/storytelling show brought to you by comedy darling Mary Van Note. Headlining is San Francisco’s own musical comedy weirdo DJ REAL.  Also performing are rising comedy stars Roman Leo

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19 Apr 2016

Three Last Minute, Broke-Ass Tours of The Bay

I have been falling back on these three Bay Area tours when guest strike for years, and they have always gotten positive reviews.

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