Oakland

11 Jun 2024

Donald Trump Visited Pacific Heights To Beg Big Tech For Money

Do you ever feel like we’re living in Hell? Do you ever get that certain sensation that accompanies the consumption of news that makes you feel like you’re perpetually burning alive? Maybe it’s just me, but this is one of those stories. Donald Trump, the orange man with the spray

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07 Jun 2024

The Oldest Bar in Oakland Just Turned 140

140 Years Ago in June of 1884, Heinold’s First and Last Chance Saloon opened. Made of wood from an old whaling ship, this tiny dive bar is Oakland’s oldest bar and is filled with history and lore. You can imagine that after nearly a hundred and fifty years, there is

Katy Atchison 0
27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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04 Jun 2024

Why First Friday Should Relocate To International Boulevard

Do you ever get bored? It happens to me, and First Friday, while fun, is also conceptually kind of stale. It’s on Telegraph Avenue, which is fine, but if anywhere in Oakland could be described as touristy, the street that inspired a popular novel by Michael Chabon and a song

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28 May 2024

Can We Stop Putting Tech Billionaires’ Names On Bay Area Hospitals?

I was stuck in a traffic jam on CA-24 in Oakland and I started to look around. I like driving, I know it’s cool to hate cars, and I understand the root of their argument – cars are bad for cities, and investments in public transportation are what is needed

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28 May 2024

Why Recalling The Mayor Won’t Fix Crime In Oakland

The recall effort against Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao is progressing, with the group behind it, Oakland United to Recall Sheng Thao (OUST), claiming they’ve collected over 30,000 signatures. This exceeds the 25,000 needed by July to qualify for the November ballot. Brenda Harbin-Forte, OUST President and retired Alameda County judge,

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14 May 2024

Why Is Frank Somerville Going To Jail For 30 Days?

If you’re from the Bay Area and have spent any amount of time watching the news in the last decade, chances are you know who Frank Somerville is. He’s an East Bay native, who, despite his well-meaning nature, can be a little cringe, which is fine, we’re all a little

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10 May 2024

Robot Heart’s Artful, Underground, Oakland Residency

Throughout April and May, Robot Heart has held a residency at The Loom, a 5.5-acre historic series of warehouses turned creative hub, artist studio, and event venue in Oakland. Their diverse events encompass speaker series, children’s activities, dance showcases, and electrifying DJ sets extending into the early weekend hours. I

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03 May 2024

Beloved Oakland Donut Shop Robbed But Community Swoops in to Support

Dick’s Donuts on High Street in Oakland was robbed by a regular customer on Thursday of last week in broad daylight. During a brief quiet moment in an otherwise busy morning, a man came into Dick’s Donuts, broke down the plastic barrier on the counter and took the entire register

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