Oakland

01 Apr 2020

The First Day of Quarantine Was Amazing…Now What?

Short story by Moss Brixton “Hey.” “Hey.” My roommate and I eye each other with squints, like the guys in movies who have mustaches and one of them pulls out his pistol a fraction of a split second before the other and poof, one is dead before the other stomps

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03 Mar 2020

We wanna send you and a friend to see Thundercat! FLASH GIVEAWAY!

Thundercat is the alter ego of virtuosic bassist / singer Stephen Bruner. Adopting the moniker in reference to the cartoon much loved since his childhood and an extension of his own wide-eyed, vibrant, often superhuman approach to his craft, he is a mercurial talent and GRAMMY Award winner. Highly respected

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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19 Feb 2020

We wanna send you and your bae to see Raphael Saadiq!

Raphael Saadiq will be performing songs from across the entirety of his career, from Tony Toni Tone to his solo albums, including Jimmy Lee, and even hits he wrote for other performers! Born in Oakland CA, Raphael Saadiq is a Grammy Award winning musician, songwriter and go-to collaborator/producer for some of the

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19 Feb 2020

Ladybugs Are Gettin’ It On in the East Bay

PSA for the voyeur-lite.  February is a special time of year for ladybugs, and for people who have a thing for insect mating rituals. No judgement. Seriously though, there’s nothing quite like a beautiful, red swarm of little winged ladybugs dancing in the first warm sun of the year. The

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12 Feb 2020

The Expanded Moms 4 Housing Bill Could Change the Whole Game

A movement that started with two mothers making a stand for their rights to be housed in an increasingly untenable market is growing into something with potential to positively impact countless Oakland residents.  In a press release issued Tuesday, the group announced that a bill drafted in their name, the

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21 Jan 2020

The Moms 4 Housing Victory Shows How Communities Can Fight Back — And Win

The news broke Monday morning four mothers who occupied a vacant West Oakland house scored a huge victory in the ultimate fight between greed and good. The grassroots activist group Moms 4 Housing won an agreement from house-flipping developer Wedgewood Properties, and the house they’ve been occupying for two months

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17 Jan 2020

If You’re Against Moms 4 Housing You’re on the Wrong Side of History

By Sunny Dell The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday chose to carry out the eviction of mothers with a presence as though they were ready to invade a small country. There was a violence to the moment disproportionate to the purpose.  Spokesperson Ray Kelly publicly claimed in post-operation press conference

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10 Jan 2020

New Store Opens in Oakland Completely Lambasting Consumerism

A very popular new store opened in Oakland this week, but the goods stocked on the shelves are not quite what you’d expect. Val-U-Mart is a new interactive art installation at Pro Arts Gallery offering a playful exploration of money, values, and consumerism. Seventy-five Bay Area artists came together to make

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