What I Learned When I Was Homeless In The Bay Area
Winter is almost over. The days when the marine layer creeps in all the way to the Oakland hills are getting fewer and fewer. Oak leaves scatter across the gutters that are scattered with the debris of human habitation, blankets, syringes, old clothes and food containers The afternoon light hits sideways and it’s dark by 7 PM.
These Fun & Cheap Indoor Activities Will Lighten Your Mood When it Rains
I’m so over the rain. I know I’m not the only one. I am trying to hard to soak in as much sun as I possibly can before Bob The Atmospheric River comes to rain on my parade (again). My seasonal depression has fully kicked in so I am in
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Ransomware Group’s War On Oakland Intensifies
Written by M.T. Agha Nearing a month since the onslaught of a ransomware attack that prompted city officials to declare a local emergency order, the city of Oakland is now dealing with the fallout after hackers released several gigabytes of sensitive material after weeks of threats. Earlier today, the city
Women-Owned Businesses we Love in The East Bay
GUEST POST BY NICOLE SKI You know how sometimes you see something and it says National Margarita Day, National First Born Day? I recently discovered March 8 is International Women’s Day and that the month of March is International Women’s Month. International Women’s Month has been celebrated since 1911, yes
Oakland’s Satirical News Source Back In Action
Bay Area humorists, rejoice: Oakland’s premier satirical news source is back. If you’ve lived here since circa 2012 (or, like me, you left and came back), you may remember Oakland Unseen. The satire specialist covered local controversies like Occupy Oakland, police brutality, and the annual unwashed tide of Burning Man
Oakland Loses Beloved Baker Jen Angel Due To Robbery
It’s with a heavy heart that we share the news that Jen Angel, baker and owner of Angel Cakes in Oakland has passed away this evening, February 9th. Her team has made a statement on her Facebook account and we’re sharing it below. She passed away after medical staff had
Where Exactly Is East Oakland?
Oakland is a naturally suspicious city. If you tell somebody that you’re from or have lived in Oakland, it is entirely normal for that individual to ask you where. This is not asked in a casual or friendly way. They’re trying to catch you in a lie. Oakland and SF
California Has Suffered Three Mass Shootings In Three Days, Two In Bay Area
It doesn’t feel like a single day can go by in this country without a tragic incident involving gun violence. Initially, when I heard about the mass shooting in Monterey Park, California, a small city in Southern California, not far from Los Angeles, I wasn’t going to write an article