Oakland has some of Alameda County’s worst COVID-19 statistics, which makes it frustrating to hear that customers in an Oakland market are verbally and physically abusing employees when asked to mask up. The San Francisco Chronicle ran a story Monday about violent customer behavior at Community Foods Market, which reinstated
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
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
The tale of Daniel’s Caribbean Kitchen is the food love story we so desperately need. It seems each week brings another reason to mourn around the Bay Area. Losses of longstanding restaurants, bars, thrift stores, book shops, etc. come in rapid succession on either side of the bridge—one after another,
In a climate where words like ‘displacement’, ‘gentrification’, ‘homelessness’, and ‘addiction’ populate our daily conversations, Punks with Lunch is a bright light in the dark night of Oakland’s current housing epidemic. In its third year, Punks with Lunch continues to operate on the simple mission of providing Oakland’s homeless community
This week’s Bay Area and Beyond News Roundup is fraught with some tragic and disturbing themes, and one boat trip gone wrong. South Florida’s school massacre A 19-year-old male is suspected of showing up to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the Parkside burb of South Florida armed with a
Below are some highlights, lowlights and oddities from this week in local news. A recipe for destruction What do you get when you mix a bottle of Hennessy, meth and loaded guns? Nothing good, ever. But two people found out Sunday that such a cocktail can definitely get you arrested.
OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! As a bakery. We waited a really long time for the Uptown location of Locol to open, although it was met with some really harsh criticism. Instead of looking at it
Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.