Oakland

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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22 Mar 2021

Legendary Artist Jeremy Fish Has Designed a Limited Edition BAS Shirt!

I’m SOOO excited to announce the release of this rad new shirt. The legendary San Francisco artist Jeremy Fish put a lot of thought and effort into creating something that reflects all the various things we do at BrokeAssStuart.com. We worked with him to come up with is this fantastic design:

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09 Mar 2021

Derick Almena Escapes Prison Time in Ghost Ship Trial Sentencing

Editor’s Note: This article originally forgot to includeDerick Almena’s time already served in jail counts towards his sentencing as well. Monday marked the end of a long road in the case of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire where 36 people died on the night of Dec. 2, 2016. Defendant Derick Almena,

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09 Mar 2021

Piedmont Piano Keeps Live Music Alive and Artists Fed

I had about 20 minutes to spare before I was supposed to give Jim Callahan a call — they were in the middle of a concert session at Oakland’s Piedmont Piano, so I tuned in to the livestream and stumbled on a few minutes of pure joy. The scene was

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07 Mar 2021

Kamala Harris’ Childhood Home May Become Historical Landmark

By Keith Burbank Berkeley leaders will consider a resolution next week that would be a step toward making U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris’ childhood home a historic landmark. Harris was born in Oakland and spent most of her childhood in Berkeley. She attended Berkeley’s African American cultural center almost every

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18 Feb 2021

Oakland Names Street After Huey Newton, Co-Founder of the Black Panthers

The street sign for Dr. Huey P. Newton Way, in honor of the late activist, was unveiled on Ninth Street near Mandela Parkway.

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03 Feb 2021

Warriors Suddenly Hyping Oakland, After Kicking Oakland To The Curb

If you watched last night’s Warriors game that was nationally televised on TNT, you may have noticed that the team was wearing “Oakland” jerseys instead of their normal Golden State Warriors jerseys. That’s funny, because the Warriors completely ditched Oakland after the 2018 season, giving a middle finger to the

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02 Feb 2021

The Oakland Homicide Rate is Not All That Sudden or Unique

Oakland is experiencing an alarming spike in violent crimes. The city recorded 15 homicides in the first month of 2021, a stark contrast from the one murder in all of January 2020. Tuesday, the Oakland Police Department released ShotSpotter for the last week of January, reflecting a 137 percent increase

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