gun violence

24 Jan 2023

California Has Suffered Three Mass Shootings In Three Days, Two In Bay Area

It doesn’t feel like a single day can go by in this country without a tragic incident involving gun violence.  Initially, when I heard about the mass shooting in Monterey Park, California, a small city in Southern California, not far from Los Angeles, I wasn’t going to write an article

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The deck of the Golden Gate Bridge seemingly disappearing into fog. Photo rendered in black-and-white.
10 Aug 2022

America’s Latest Epidemic: Suicide

When I was considering suicide, a rare cause for laughter was UNHhhh, starring drag queens Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova. They met and competed on RuPaul’s Drag Race, season seven. The notoriety they achieved online however has far eclipsed their respective runs on Drag Race. The popular YouTube series, edited

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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01 Jun 2022

Big List of Bay Area Protests to End Gun Violence

MARCH FOR OUR LIVES 2022 Nationwide Protests to END GUN VIOLENCE Saturday, June 11th Text MARCH to 954-954 Protests in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond (alphabetical order) Events are being added and evolving daily. Please sign up for updates and recheck times & locations before the day of

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05 Apr 2022

Why Sacramento’s Mass Shooting Was A Wake Up Call

As the world begins to open back up and people begin to gather again, it’s only natural to feel optimistic. But this is America and our collective delusions won’t change reality. We’ve got a mass shooting problem, and as people resume their normal lives, the shootings will resume as well.

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30 Nov 2021

Dishonest ‘Defund’ Messaging is Not Making Oakland Any Safer

If you believe the Oakland Police Department and their union, the city’s rise in crime is a result of a slashed law enforcement budget. They commonly point to “defund” efforts as the bogeyman that draws out and emboldens a criminal element lurking and waiting for an opportune moment when progressive

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30 Nov 2021

Governor Calls for End to Gun Violence After Teen Allegedly Kills Three, Injures Six in School Shooting

A 15-year-old allegedly killed three people and injured another six Tuesday afternoon at a high school about 40 miles north of Detroit, Michigan.  The Oxford High School sophomore opened fire at the campus Tuesday with a semiautomatic handgun, according to Oakland County undersheriff Michael McCabe during a press conference. The

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02 Feb 2021

The Oakland Homicide Rate is Not All That Sudden or Unique

Oakland is experiencing an alarming spike in violent crimes. The city recorded 15 homicides in the first month of 2021, a stark contrast from the one murder in all of January 2020. Tuesday, the Oakland Police Department released ShotSpotter for the last week of January, reflecting a 137 percent increase

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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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