Oakland

13 Nov 2019

Misty Smith Walton Was a Good Human Taken Too Soon. Here’s How You Can Help.

The story of Misty Smith Walton is one that should grip us. It should weigh on our souls. Tragic tales such as hers should never be normalized to the point where we don’t have experience an emotional response. Her death should make us sad and angry. It should inspire the

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12 Nov 2019

We wanna send you plus one to see Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes!

“I turned thirty and I was like, ‘What do I want the rest of my life to look like?,’ “ says Brittany Howard. “Do I want to play the same songs until I’m fifty and then retire, or do I do something that’s scarier for me? Do I want people

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11 Nov 2019

Late Night at “No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man” is Dope!

Did you know that the Oakland Museum of California has a really bad-ass exhibit right now call No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man? Well they do! And what makes it even cooler is that, on select Thursdays, they are staying open late and turning it into a party! There will be food, drink, and much more.

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06 Nov 2019

We wanna send you and your bae to see Sleater-Kinney @ Fox Theatre!

Sleater-Kinney’s The Center Won’t Hold is the first new album from the celebrated band since their 2015 album, No Cities To Love, available August 16 on Mom + Pop. After years of legendary collaboration, rock’n’roll giants Carrie Brownstein (guitar/vocals) and Corin Tucker (guitar/vocals) sound bigger and bolder than ever. The new album was

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06 Nov 2019

There Was an Actual Pony on BART the Other Day!

Every kid at some point wants a pony. If they say they don’t, they’re lying to you — they’re pretty good at that. Most of us have a childhood memory of being propped up on a tiny equestrian that walks around in a circle while parents or grandparents snap pictures

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04 Nov 2019

Oakland is First City to Decriminalize Peyote, DMT and Most Other Psychedelics

When word broke in June that Oakland had become the second city in America to decriminalize magic mushrooms, there was one major bit of news that was overlooked by most people: Oakland was the first city in America to decriminalize nearly ALL psychedelics! That’s right, as Tryp Journal reported back in

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27 Sep 2019

To Understand the East Bay, You Must First Understand San Pablo Avenue

The East Bay is nearly impossible to define as a whole. It’s a sprawling, urban area that includes two counties, two area codes and a population of over 2.7 million people. There is no one neighborhood or city that truly can encompass everything that the East Bay is. But there

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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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