Oakland

01 Jun 2021

Happy Pride Month! The Pink Torch Makes Its Journey to Twin Peaks

Pride Month is officially here!  The city will be lit up with the iconic Twin Peaks Pink Triangle Tuesday night, marking the first day of Pride Month. The symbolic torch is making its way from Oakland to San Francisco with a meandering series of celebrations and the torch-bearing procession that

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George Floyd Protest: Photo Chris Tuite
25 May 2021

Too Little Has Changed in the Year Since George Floyd’s Murder

May 25 will forever be marked by the murder of George Floyd, but the tragedy left a mark on this nation much deeper and consequential than any one day can contain.  As people around the country, and the world, watched the video and witnessed Floyd’s excruciating last breaths, we were

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18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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18 May 2021

Update: A Second Victim Has Died After Oakland Bus Shooting

One person died at the scene and multiple others aboard a large passenger bus were injured in a shooting on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland early Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. A second victim was reported dead later in the afternoon. When officers arrived at the scene

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13 May 2021

During COVID, These Oakland Teens Made a Film About Diversity and Empathy

By Sarah Givens Open any newsource these days and the reminders of human intolerance are everywhere. From George Floyd to the rise of Asian American hate, it’s rather soul crushing, really. But there are also signs of hope out there, like a group of Oakland teens who are now finishing

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11 May 2021

MLB Tells A’s To Keep Their Options Open…Outside of Oakland

Major League Baseball has moved into a more aggressive phase in the push for a new Oakland A’s stadium: threatening to pull the team from Oakland. Knowing full well what a threat of that kind would do to fragile hearts of Oakland sports fans, who have already lost the Raiders

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03 May 2021

The Uptown Bar Is For Sale On Craigslist

This website is often cruising Craiglsist in search of Folsom Street Fair Missed Connections, obviously stolen items, or perhaps some COVID-vaccinated breast milk. But this weekend we found something for sale we did not expect to see — The Uptown bar in Oakland is for sale on Craigslist, in a

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07 Apr 2021

WATCH: Moms 4 Housing Struggle Chronicled In Amazing New Documentary

You may remember the December 2019 – January 2020 saga of Moms 4 Housing, where four single mothers experiencing homelessness occupied a West Oakland house that had long been uselessly sitting vacant. Their fight for good over greed drew international attention to the moral outrage that Oakland has four times

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06 Apr 2021

Oakland International Airport Standoff Ends After Nearly Four Hours

A standoff with an armed man at the Oakland International Airport came to an end Tuesday morning after nearly four hours. According to witness reports, the man appeared to have a knife and was threatening to commit suicide. The outer area of Terminal 1 was evacuated as law enforcement responded

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