Oakland

04 Sep 2019

Dive Boat Tragedy Is Sadly Familiar for Bay Area Residents

It was supposed to be a great trip, until it wasn’t. It was supposed to be a great night, until it wasn’t. The story of the dive boat fire has a haunting feel for those here in the Bay Area. It all sounds tragically familiar to locals still reeling from

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29 Aug 2019

Bay Area Summer is Starting with Hella Creative Events

Summer traditionally starts in September in San Francisco, and all over the Bay there are hella gallery openings, new music programming, and even a free roller rink at the Fort Mason Center for the Arts!  Take advantage of September and make it a super creative month. IF YOU KNOW YOU

Kirsten Chen 0
21 Aug 2019

Ghost Ship Jury Drama Complicates Trial

Finding suitable jurors to decide the fate of two men in a nationally covered story would prove to be a challenge from the very beginning. Keeping the jury in line throughout the long and emotional Ghost Ship trial has proven more of a headache than the selection itself. Alameda County

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20 Aug 2019

We wanna send you and a friend to see The Pharcyde!

In the early 90’s, when gangsta’ rap consumed the airwaves, and the majority of West Coast rappers strapped on their Locs, Chuck Taylor’s & Ben Davis’, The Pharcyde decidedly maintained a willfully weird vision. Opting to stay true to themselves with their left field but still South-Central sensibility, rap had

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16 Aug 2019

Cat Town: The No-Kill Rescue Group Saving Thousands of Kitties

This profile of Cat Town Oakland kicks off our Nonprofit of the Month series where we focus on smaller Bay Area nonprofits. If you’d like to nominate an organization to be featured, please email Stuart@BrokeAssStuart.com You’ve probably seen those TV commercials or clips on Facebook showing the sad-sack dog in

Geri Koeppel 0
06 Aug 2019

FREE School Supplies for Green Educators

Via – THE EAST BAY DEPOT FOR CREATIVE REUSE It’s that time of year again… It’s the Back to School Giveaway for Green Educators! August 3-11th our Green Educators can pick up 2 grocery bags full of materials & supplies for their classrooms FOR FREE! In addition to traditional teaching

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02 Aug 2019

Hooray! The New Oakland Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore Oakland than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing, you get 26 beers at 26 bars for $40. It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. How does the Oakland Beer Passport work? I’m glad you asked.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
31 Jul 2019

Oakland’s Facial Recognition Ban Sets Stage for Similar Laws Nationwide

The city of Oakland took their ban on use of facial recognition software a step further Tuesday with another unanimous vote in city council. The ordinance barring municipal use of the software will be voted on once more in September and is expected to pass without objection, making Oakland the

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