Berkeley

24 Jul 2019

Dope Stuff to Do in the Bay This Weekend: Kites, Beer, Wheels, Porch Bands

It’s going to be gloriously warm and beautiful weekend in the Bay Area, depending on where you are. If you’re in Berkeley or Oakland, you’ll be sitting pretty with California-perfect 80s, but if you’re anywhere near Concord, you’ll be running for the AC as temperatures tip into three digits. Whether

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17 Jul 2019

Berkeley Bans Natural Gas Buildings

The city of Berkeley made a bold move at Tuesday’s City Council meeting by banning natural gas pipes in future building developments. The legislation makes the East Bay city the first in the state to pass such a strong anti-natural gas policy. There will of course be exceptions to the

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19 Jun 2019

Gilman Brewing Gets Back to Berkeley Basics

Gilman Brewing is doing something different in Berkeley, but it feels very familiar. They established themselves with a simple mission to brew and serve up good beer in a simple setting that encourages people to engage and enjoy sipping on their hard work…and if the packed tables on a Tuesday

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12 Jun 2019

We wanna send you to see Chromeo and Toro Y Moi at the Greek Theatre!

World leaders, powerful CEOs, and other fat cats could learn a lesson or two from electrofunk duo Chromeo, namely: know thyself, know thy vibe, and stay thy course. The rest of the population will catch up. Indeed, Chromeo is really good at being, well, Chromeo. The mission, the package, the

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15 May 2019

For Some, the Choice Is RV Dwelling or the Street

With people struggling to survive in the Bay Area, more and more have turned to living in vehicles, RVs or cars, but many cities are turning them away. Poverty is unattractive to the fortunate few who can afford mortgages or soaring rent. Tech bros don’t want the inconvenience of stepping

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17 Apr 2019

Daniel’s Caribbean Kitchen Plants Brick-and-Mortar Roots in Oakland

The tale of Daniel’s Caribbean Kitchen is the food love story we so desperately need. It seems each week brings another reason to mourn around the Bay Area. Losses of longstanding restaurants, bars, thrift stores, book shops, etc. come in rapid succession on either side of the bridge—one after another,

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13 Mar 2019

Ubuntu Theater Project Goes Underground With Year-Round Shows

Ubuntu is more than just a word, its an African philosophy inspired by connection between humans. “Ubuntu: I am a person through other people. My humanity is tied to yours. I am because we are.” The Ubuntu Theater Project is founded on that philosophy, as is explained in detail on

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13 Feb 2019

We wanna send you plus one to see Noise Pop Presents: Prince Nokia!

Destiny Nicole Frasqueri (born June 14, 1992), better known by her stage name Princess Nokia is an American rapper of Afro-Puerto Rican descent. She began gaining online attention through songs such as “G.O.A.T” and “Tomboy”, releasing her mixtape 1992 Deluxe in September 2017. Saturday, March 2, 2019 | The UC

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