Oakland

26 Jun 2019

We wanna send you and a friend to see Miss Jill Scott!

Before Jill Scott had the #1 album in the country with The Light of the Sun and most recently, 2015’s Woman, the triple threat began her career collaborating with musical icons The Roots, Will Smith, and Common in the late 90s. Never limited to music, Jill Scott is a true

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12 Jun 2019

We wanna send you plus one to see Local Natives at Fox Theatre Oakland!

If you distilled California into soundwaves and vibrations, it might resemble the sonic and spiritual interplay of the Los Angeles quintet—Taylor Rice [vocals, guitar], Kelcey Ayer [vocals, keys, percussion, guitar], Ryan Hahn [guitar, keys, mandolin, vocals], Matt Frazier [drums], and Nik Ewing [bass, keys, vocals]. Hills and valleys of six-string

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12 Jun 2019

Winning the Last Oakland Game Means Everything for Warriors Fans

As if everything wasn’t already on the line Thursday night, Game 6 of the NBA Finals will be the very last time the Golden State Warriors play at the Oracle Arena. The Dubs have been an enormous source of pride, putting Oakland on the map for being home to what

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05 Jun 2019

The Lede: When News, Food and Booze Collide…in Oakland

There’s a transforming space in Oakland that may not call itself a pub but will function more like actual public houses of years past than any other place around. Pubs were once places where people gathered for much more than a pint and warm meal. They were community centers in

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29 May 2019

Oakland Moves Toward Deprioritizing MUSHROOMS!!!

UPDATE: Oakland has now officially decriminalized psychedelic mushrooms. They are the second city in the US to do so. The city of Oakland moved one step closer to deprioritizing arrest and prosecution of adults who use entheogenic plants. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Oakland’s Public Safety Committee adopted a resolution

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14 May 2019

If You’re Really From Oakland, You’re Rooting for Damian Lillard

Guest Post by: Levi Jacobs Today the Warriors are going to play the Blazers, and as a life long Warriors fan, I don’t know how to feel. I’ve seen my Warriors through everything. I was a Dubs fan when we won 17 games. That’s not a typo. 17 games. All

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08 May 2019

Ghost Ship Trial Underway, Highlights Failures of Many

The second iteration of the Ghost Ship trial is well underway with Wednesday marking the third day of testimony in front of a judge and jury, and a gallery packed with family, friends and media. To this point, the scene inside Department 9 of the Alameda County Superior Court has

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07 May 2019

We wanna send you to see the hip-hop legends Black Star!

Black Star is an American Hip Hop duo, formed in 1997, from Brooklyn, New York. The duo is composed of artists, yasiin bey and Talib Kweli. Black Star arose from the underground Hip Hop movement of the late 1990s, which was in large part due to Rawkus Records, an independent

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