evacuation

17 Aug 2021

Ways You Can Help Afghan Refugees Now

The situation in Afghanistan is dire for anyone not ascribing to the Taliban way, but it is especially dangerous for our allies there who helped the U.S. over the past 20 years and for women and female children who fear a sharp return back to the misogynistic and abusive dark

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06 Apr 2021

Oakland International Airport Standoff Ends After Nearly Four Hours

A standoff with an armed man at the Oakland International Airport came to an end Tuesday morning after nearly four hours. According to witness reports, the man appeared to have a knife and was threatening to commit suicide. The outer area of Terminal 1 was evacuated as law enforcement responded

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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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26 Jan 2021

Bay Area Braces for Wet and Wild Winter Storm

The storm brewing overhead will deliver desperately needed rain throughout the region, but it unfortunately comes in the form of an atmospheric river that will create as much damage as it does benefit. The winter rainstorm quickly descending on the Bay Area has prompted widespread evacuations in the Santa Cruz

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29 Sep 2020

42,000-Acre Glass Fire Rages Through Already Scorched North Bay

The raging fire in the North Bay has destroyed at least 80 residences since it began Sunday near St. Helena. The burn zone has since stretched across more than 42,000 acres in Napa and Solano counties, both areas already weary and damaged by fire seasons only increasing in intensity and

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21 Aug 2020

Need to Evacuate Your Livestock? The Cow Palace Has You Covered.

The Cow Palace has been the site of an unfathomable variety of events. Concerts for The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, and Elvis? Check! The Great Dickens Christmas Fair? Check! Roller Derby, Heavyweight Boxing Championships, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police? Check, check, check! The original intention behind building the  Cow Palace

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21 Aug 2020

Things I Wish I’d Known Before Evacuating My Home

I was in bed, sick and trying to recover, ignoring the weird barbecue smell wafting in from nearby and writing in my journal about how a confluence of events – including meditating like a motherfucker for six months straight – had culminated in this serene and calm harmony, an inner peace where nothing could ruffle my feathers. Then, my roommate Jen walked in.

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19 Aug 2020

Nearly 150,000 Acres Have Burned in Bay Area Wildfires

Fire, lightning, rain, a scorching sun and thunderous clouds. It’s hot, sleepless nights and air thick enough with smoke to chew on. It’s the constant threat of power blackouts. It’s having nowhere to escape the heat — malls, movie theaters and indoor restaurants still all shuttered in the midst of

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30 Oct 2019

Heroes Wear Yellow: Firefighters Work Tirelessly as Wildfires Rage in California

If you were awake in San Francisco around 10 p.m. Tuesday night, you may have been able to see flames burning in the North Bay. As wind was whipping up the blaze, firefighters were heroically pushing ahead. Despite evening winds, the more than 5,000 fire crew personnel managed to double

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