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13 Nov 2019

Misty Smith Walton Was a Good Human Taken Too Soon. Here’s How You Can Help.

The story of Misty Smith Walton is one that should grip us. It should weigh on our souls. Tragic tales such as hers should never be normalized to the point where we don’t have experience an emotional response. Her death should make us sad and angry. It should inspire the

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16 Jan 2019

Kaiser Helps Oakland “Thrive” With Affordable Housing

According to their marketing team, Kaiser Permanente is all about the thriving, but the healthcare giant realizes it can be difficult if not impossible to “thrive” when you don’t have a roof over your head. They announced in May that they would be putting some serious money where their mouth

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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09 Jan 2016

Roy Choi & Daniel Patterson Bring Fast Food Alternative to East Oakland

I feel like I have been waiting forever for a Locol – Roi Choi and Daniel Patterson’s affordable and healthy fast food alternative venture announced at MAD 4 in 2014 – location to finally open up; or maybe I just feel like we’ve been talking about this shit forever.

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11 Jul 2014

Win Two FREE Tix To: Too $hort @ Public Works!

  After over twenty-years with defunct Jive Records, East Oakland’s own Too $hort has come full circle to tell you “how it all began.” He’s back to basics and on the independent grind that first put him on the map. But, this time with a live band! He’ll be performing tracks from

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