BART

03 Jun 2020

Nia Wilson’s Murderer Faces Sentencing Friday

John Lee Cowell, the man who murdered Nia Wilson and injured her sister on a BART station platform in 2018 will be sentenced Friday. He was originally scheduled to be sentenced in April, but court schedules have been delayed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The road to this

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01 Jan 2020

Remembering Oscar Grant

People are gathering Wednesday to remember the life and death of Oscar Grant III. A noon vigil and rally organized by the Oscar Grant Foundation takes place 11 years after Grant was fatally shot on a BART platform at Oakland’s Fruitvale station in the wee hours of the new year.

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
11 Dec 2019

Berkeley BART Housing Battle Rages On

The topic of Bay Area housing development is complicated. Renters burdened by market rates lament the struggle. Communities resist aesthetic changes, especially when high-density proposals are made. Developers seek to maximize profits. Local governments battle between zoning determinations, pragmatic needs and neighborhood cultures. Although there is a sense of hope

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12 Nov 2019

All About the BART McMuffin Protests

Muni may have those cornball dad-joke signs about proper backpack etiquette and standing away from the doors to facilitate ingress and egress, but it’s BART’s rules and regs that have made the news since last Friday. The saga began last Monday, when a BART police officer with the badge name

Peter Lawrence Kane 3
06 Nov 2019

There Was an Actual Pony on BART the Other Day!

Every kid at some point wants a pony. If they say they don’t, they’re lying to you — they’re pretty good at that. Most of us have a childhood memory of being propped up on a tiny equestrian that walks around in a circle while parents or grandparents snap pictures

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16 Sep 2019

The Bay Area’s Housing Crisis Could be Alleviated by developing Marin County

Marin County, the wealthiest of the North Bay’s four counties, and one of the wealthiest in the United States, is largely untouched, and undeveloped. As a result, Marin County is gorgeous. It has rolling hills that trail down from picturesque Mt. Tamalpais, redwood trees, miles of coastline on the Pacific,

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 20
16 Sep 2019

Illegal Twitter Ads Are Uglying Up SF Sidewalks

Twitter’s CEO is not only suing San Francisco, the city that gave them a $70 million tax break, Twitter the company has also spray-painted ugly, obnoxious, and illegal ads all over San Francisco sidewalks. Acting on a tip from a sharp-eyed reader, the Broke-Ass I-team found no fewer than eight

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 1
28 May 2019

BART Trolls Elon Musk on Twitter, A Nerd Fight Ensues

Elon Musk tweeted about his vision for a subterranean superhighway, currently being worked on by his ‘Boring Company’ in Los Angeles. Musk’s tweet soon came under a hail of Twitter fire (shocker), from people who clearly didn’t read his FAQ.  One of the trollers was our beloved Bay Area Rapid

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