Mayor Libby Schaaf

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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12 Dec 2018

The Oakland Village Encampment Eviction was a Disgrace

The people at Oakland’s Housing and Dignity Village were treated with anything but dignity when the city of Oakland gave them the boot Thursday. The “homeless” encampment at Edes Avenue and South Elmhurst Avenue was a safe and sober tiny-house community to at least 13 women and children, but it also acted

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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28 Nov 2018

New Design Proposal Unveiled to Keep A’s Rooted in Oakland

You can call it a “jewel box” or a “park within a park,” but the proposed design for a new stadium near Jack London Square is one distinct thing to many fans: a way to keep the Oakland A’s rooted in Oakland. As the Warriors prepare to move into their

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22 Mar 2018

News to Know: March 22, 2018

Major news outlets are pretty focused in on keywords like Tillerson, McCabe, Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, porn star and Playboy. It’s been an interesting week in the gutter of national news. Here are a few stories from the Bay and beyond that seem more relevant than the president’s unprotected extramarital affair

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17 Mar 2018

Immigration Raids Have Berkeley on High Alert

By Nevin Long Protesters gathered at the front of Berkeley City Hall late Friday afternoon to protest the detention of several undocumented immigrants earlier in the day. Demonstrators were angered that Berkeley officials had not done more to secure the city’s immigrant population against stricter enforcement of immigration law by

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16 Mar 2018

All The News You Might’ve Missed This Week

OK, it has been two weeks since we’ve tackled the news. And I won’t lie, it’s been overwhelming…downright scary, the kind of shit that makes you want to crawl into bed and pull the blanket up over your head in hopes that when you surface, the bad trip has worn

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01 Mar 2018

Dope and depressing news for the week of Feb. 23 – March 1

It’s been a week of political upheaval, gun control and sticking it to the ICE man. Let’s unpack a few key stories impacting the Bay and beyond. Schaaf sticks her neck out for immigrants Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf got an early tip on an ICE raid across the Bay Area

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18 Jan 2018

Bay Area News Roundup for January 11 – 18, 2018

Welcome to this week’s Bay Area News Roundup for January 11 – 18, 2018 Women will March across the globe Woman’s Marches all across the world are scheduled for the weekend of January 20-21.  There are 8 major marches happening specifically in the Bay Area on January 20th.  A list of

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