drought

19 Oct 2021

Looking Back at What Went Wrong 30 Years After the Tragic Tunnel Fire

Thirty years ago today was pretty unremarkable in the East Bay. It was a breezy Saturday, hot by Oakland’s standards at about 83 degrees. By all accounts, it was a beautiful day to be out. We didn’t know then that there was a monster lying in wait.  There had been

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09 Aug 2021

California’s 7 Largest Wildfires Were All In The Last 3 Years

We regret to inform you that northern California’s still-raging Dixie Fire is now the second largest wildfire in California history, according to NPR. Nearly half a million acres have burned in this wildfire alone, and the best ways to help or chip in to these affected communities is by giving

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

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06 Aug 2021

The Low Water Levels of Lake Mendocino are Absolutely Frightening

When I was young, my father and I drove north to Lake Mendocino from the Bay Area two or three times a year. My sister would tag along sometimes with piles of homework on her lap while I studied some nerdy Final Fantasy videogame guide. Being kids, when Dad told

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13 Jul 2021

Bay Area Water Restrictions Get a Lot More Serious

As the thirsty state continues to bite and scratch for every last drop of water, new restrictions and states of emergency are rolling out across the Bay Area region in rapid succession.  Gov. Gavin Newsom last week called on all Californians to voluntarily cut back water usage by 15 percent

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08 Jun 2021

Tips and Tricks to Hack Your Way Through the Mega-Drought

A large chunk of the Bay Area is already experiencing “exceptional drought” conditions, which is the worst of the worst in the U.S. Drought Monitor’s rating system. Most of California — 74.5 percent — is in the “extreme drought” zone, and we haven’t even turned the page into summer. While

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03 May 2021

Nestlé Is Worsening The California Drought With Illegal Bottled Water

Arrowhead bottled water is not a company in and of itself. Arrowhead bottled water is one product from Nestlé, the world’s largest multinational food and drink processing conglomerate. And Nestlé is making this year’s California drought and fire season a hell of a lot worse by using 25 times the

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20 Dec 2015

Things to Do in San Francisco on a Rainy Day

If the weather people are right, we are gonna have ton of rain this year. This is obviously much needed because of that whole terrifying drought thing that could possibly destroy California forever.

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17 Aug 2015

Rain Porn

It’s like food porn, only with heavenly rain. With the heatwave and drought, we could all use a little rain. WARNING, these pictures may make you thirsty, horny, light headed, sleepy… or simply make you want to move to a rain forest

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