Sacramento

04 Aug 2021

The Nut Tree Just Turned 100 Years Old

Legendary rest stop and gloriously tacky amusement park The Nut Tree is indeed still around in Vacaville, and now celebrating its 100th birthday. Generations of northern Californians have known the Nut Tree as their halfway stop on I-80 between the Bay Area and Sacramento, and we remember its glory days

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12 Nov 2020

The 6 Greatest Bay Area Rappers Of All Time

This article, like all the other great articles written about black music and culture, is written by a white guy who doesn’t make music. In other words, my opinion is ABSOLUTE FACT AND IF YOU DISAGREE… YOU’RE WRONG! This article is also being written during the anniversary month of the

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
07 Aug 2019

We wanna send you and a friend to see Mozzy!

Mozzy’s hardened gangster narratives eschew the exaggerated violence of horrorcore, favoring the kind of terrifying front line reportage verified by police reports and far too many headstones. Hailing from Oak Park, one of the city’s most dangerous and disenfranchised neighborhoods, Mozzy is a voice for and an inspiration to friends,

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26 Jun 2019

We wanna send you and your bae to see Y La Bamba and Rituals of Mine!

Y La Bamba has been many things, but at the heart of it is singer-songwriter Luz Elena Mendoza’s inquisitive sense of self. Their fifth record, Mujeres, carries on the Portland-based band’s affinity for spiritual contemplation, but goes a step further in telling a story with a full emotional spectrum. Coming

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24 Apr 2018

The Movement Against Gun Violence by Bay Area Student Activists

Just over 300 high school students from 30 schools around the Bay Area traveled to Sacramento to meet with legislators about gun violence and common-sense gun laws. The students are part of a group called Bay Area Student Activists, or BAStA

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30 Mar 2018

This Week in News: Pleasure Spiked with Pain

The past week was highlighted by some local political faux pas, the end of a hookup era and by millions that took to the street to protest gun violence and the killing of another unarmed black man. Let’s unpack a few key stories that impacted the Bay and beyond. Stephon

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25 Feb 2018

How Whiting Became The Preferred Fish of Black Muslims

As the navy bean became the alternative to sweet potatoes when baking pies, whiting became the alternative catfish; a prohibited food in the Nation of Islam’s diet.

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02 Aug 2017

Sacramento! We wanna send you and a friend to Atmosphere’s SOLD OUT show!

  “Defining success is not an exact science by any means. In some ways, it’s especially difficult to quantify one’s success when they have a job that places them in the public eye, a position that is ripe for critique and high expectations. Perhaps those who best thrive in those

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