Ghost Ship

04 Jul 2018

Ghost Ship fire defendants enter no contest plea, sentencing to follow

Guest Post by Nevin Long The only two defendants charged in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, which killed 36 people on December 2, 2016, entered pleas of no contest in Alameda Superior Court Wednesday. Max Harris, 28, and Derick Almena, 48, agreed to sentences of six and nine years, respectively,

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06 Apr 2018

This Week in News: Trump, Sports Ball, and China

This week has been a lot of Trump, sports, another shooting, scapegoating and more Trump. As much as I hate to focus so heavily on the crap coming out of the White House, this week’s news pretty much dictates that I do just that. I apologize in advance. But let’s

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20 Nov 2020

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 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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08 Aug 2017

Artists & Builders, The LoveBoat Wants You

There’s a call for artists to help build & decorate the big, funky, artsy, burner style Halloween party at Pier 70.  This year the theme is ‘LoveBoat’ and if you’re artistically inclined and looking to help build a temporary, autonomous, wonderland that will be full of beautifully costumed freaks and world class

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09 Dec 2016

Housing Law That Protects Artists is Needed Now in the Bay Area

The tragedy in Oakland has caused tremendous pain, loss, and fear.  In its wake, the artistic communities both in the Bay Area and abroad morn the brutal loss of life and also fear for the future.  Artist collectives in the Bay Area and across the United States have come under threat

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07 Dec 2016

Newspaper Stealing Facebook Updates About Oakland Fire and Publishing Them

I don’t think that there is anyone who has been part of a music, art or theater scene – anywhere – who has not been shaken to the bones by the senseless tragedy that occurred at the Oakland Ghost Ship late Friday and in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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