Oakland

08 Dec 2020

Oakland Gets a Shake Shack!

Oakland’s very first Shake Shack opened for business Tuesday. Located on the ground floor of the brand new “workplace re-imagined” Uptown Station on Telegraph Avenue, the city’s newest burger joint is bringing the fast food game with more than just burgers. Hot and spicy crinkle cut cheese fries, anyone? How

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12 Nov 2020

The 6 Greatest Bay Area Rappers Of All Time

This article, like all the other great articles written about black music and culture, is written by a white guy who doesn’t make music. In other words, my opinion is ABSOLUTE FACT AND IF YOU DISAGREE… YOU’RE WRONG! This article is also being written during the anniversary month of the

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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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27 Oct 2020

Two-alarm structure and vegetation fire burning in Oakland hills

A fire is burning in the Oakland hills. According to fire officials, the two-alarm blaze currently involves two structures and some surrounding vegetation. The Oakland Fire Department reported at 10:41 that the fire is “largely confined” to the structures. Police said just after 10:30 a.m. that officers are assisting with

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26 Aug 2020

City to Evict North Oakland Homeless Encampment Thursday Morning

On Monday, a group of about 30 people living in tents and RVs were given 72-hour notice to vacate the North Oakland neighborhood near 38th Street and Manila Avenue. Several people who currently live there were originally swept out from Mosswood Park in February. The United Front Against Displacement organization

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26 Aug 2020

Militia Teen Kills Two Protesters After Far-Right Violence Warnings Go Ignored

A self-described militia group calling themselves the Kenosha Guard on Facebook had scheduled a Tuesday “call to arms” event, which was promoted by Infowars with an event listing page screenshot. Before it was taken down, the event page said: “Any patriots willing to take up arms and defend our city

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12 Aug 2020

Despite Complicated Feels, Kamala Harris is Making History

She would be the first woman to serve as vice president. She would be the first Black person and Indian American in that role. She would be the second California-born vice president, and definitely the first hailing from the Bay Area. In one fell swoop, Sen. Kamala Harris would break

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22 Jul 2020

Protest Against Trump’s Fascist Federal Thugs in Oakland!

Trump announced that he’s ramping up the fascism by sending a “surge of federal officers” to various Democrat led cities in the US. If you’ve been paying attention, their dry run has been Portland, Oregon where brave anti-fascists, including a Wall of Moms, have been standing up against these federal

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22 Jul 2020

Schaaf Disappoints ‘Defund’ Advocates in Tie-Breaking Vote Against OPD Budget Cuts

The world turned its attention to Oakland when Oscar Grant was murdered by a BART police officer in 2009. The Black Lives Matter movement would not formally organize for another four years, but Grant’s death sparked a national dialogue and amplified calls for police reform. In that way, Oakland is

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