Ghost Ship

08 May 2019

Ghost Ship Trial Underway, Highlights Failures of Many

The second iteration of the Ghost Ship trial is well underway with Wednesday marking the third day of testimony in front of a judge and jury, and a gallery packed with family, friends and media. To this point, the scene inside Department 9 of the Alameda County Superior Court has

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06 Dec 2018

This Week’s News: Burning Bus, Bad Cop, Trump is Scared and Workers Rock

This week’s news touches on some serious worker solidarity in San Francisco; a burning bus, a bad cop, baller rumors and one snarky marquis in Oakland; the death of George H.W. Bush; G20 highlights and lowlights; all the Special Counsel fun Trump came home to and a bunch of other

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23 Aug 2018

When ALL the Shit Hit the Fan! Bay News for this Week

Heard any news lately? Okay, jokes aside, just about every bit of Trump-related feces hit the rotating apparatus in the sky this past week, with most of it hurled in the past few days. But before we attempt to scrape it off and explain, let’s dig into some local stories

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16 Aug 2018

Bay News: The Queen, the trial, the puppies and the immigrant

This week, we’ll talk about where the Ghost Ship case is headed, why you shouldn’t eat salad at McDonald’s, how you can help a revered Mission District restaurant owner being attacked by Trump’s immigration policy and where to find a furry best friend. But first, we pay respect to the Queen.

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14 Aug 2018

Ghost Ship trial looms but justice may not be served

For families and friends of the 36 Ghost Ship Fire victims, the road to justice has been long and fraught with disappointment. A surprise ruling made Friday tipped the scale and offered those grieving a small sigh of relief, but that relief may be short-lived. Here, we dig into the

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10 Aug 2018

All the News You Missed This Week + Ways to Get Weird

Sorry for the delay in this week’s news wrap, but without further ado, here’s your week of California burning, Berkeley’s weekend rally and fallout, courtroom updates and some weird shit to do with Burners on your day off. Berkeley rally: public versus the police The result of Sunday’s much anticipated

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03 Aug 2018

Ghost Ship Fire suspects accept their fate; victims’ families seek ways to pay tribute

By Amanda Davis Nearly two years after the devastating Ghost Ship Fire in Oakland, the owner and the creative director of the building finally know what their futures hold. It was announced last month that the two suspects, Derick Almena and Max Harris, plead “no contest” and accepted a deal

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05 Jul 2018

One crazy, Fiery Week in the Bay Area

Welcome to your week in Bay Area news. We’ll hit on some key stories that matter here and give you some ideas as to what to do to decompress after a week of crazy. Here goes… Ghost Ship defendants take minimized plea deal Max Harris and Derick Almena entered no

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