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28 May 2021

Discovering Ancient Chinese Healing, ‘Qigong’ in San Francisco

Hi and welcome to the BAS Weekend Wellness Column! My name is Erynne Elkins and I’m a Well-Being Advocate and Certified Breathwork Facilitator. Every Friday I’ll share a holistic wellness modality available here in the Bay Area. Cheers to good health! Finally…a wild goose chase that’s worth it You can’t

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25 May 2021

Too Little Has Changed in the Year Since George Floyd’s Murder

May 25 will forever be marked by the murder of George Floyd, but the tragedy left a mark on this nation much deeper and consequential than any one day can contain.  As people around the country, and the world, watched the video and witnessed Floyd’s excruciating last breaths, we were

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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12 Aug 2020

Despite Complicated Feels, Kamala Harris is Making History

She would be the first woman to serve as vice president. She would be the first Black person and Indian American in that role. She would be the second California-born vice president, and definitely the first hailing from the Bay Area. In one fell swoop, Sen. Kamala Harris would break

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22 Jan 2020

Berkeley Might Sanction a Homeless Tent Camp

By Nicholas Palmer The city of Berkeley is desperate to find shelter for homeless residents. During the Tuesday City Council meeting, members voted 7-0 to set up an “emergency shelter,” floating the idea of a 120-tent homeless camp under University Avenue bridge at Fourth Street. The city has made some

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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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27 Sep 2019

To Understand the East Bay, You Must First Understand San Pablo Avenue

The East Bay is nearly impossible to define as a whole. It’s a sprawling, urban area that includes two counties, two area codes and a population of over 2.7 million people. There is no one neighborhood or city that truly can encompass everything that the East Bay is. But there

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25 Sep 2019

Judge Gives Kyle Chapman ‘Based Stickman’ Five Years’ Probation

Kyle Chapman, or “Based Stickman” to some, left court Wednesday with five years’ probation for his role in the violent “March 4 Trump” rally in 2017. To recap, the pro-Trump rally at Berkeley’s Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park held on March 4, 2017 was met with opposition from

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28 Aug 2019

Revolution Books Calls on Supporters to Defend Shop This Weekend

Amber Cummings is planning yet another march and protest this Sunday in Berkeley. The notorious local anti-Antifa figure has made her presence known at just about every local left-right skirmish throughout the Bay Area since things really started to heat up in 2015. Although she makes her way to out-of-town

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