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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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17 Apr 2019

Daniel’s Caribbean Kitchen Plants Brick-and-Mortar Roots in Oakland

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,

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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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01 Oct 2018

Oakland’s Punks with Lunch Turns Three

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

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15 Feb 2018

Bay Area and Beyond News Roundup for Feb. 9 – Feb. 15, 2018

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

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12 Jan 2018

Your Need to Know News This Week

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.

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28 Mar 2017

Locol is finally opening in West Oakland

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

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24 Jan 2013

BA of the Week – Indie Filmmaker Val Killmore Castro

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.

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31 Mar 2011

East Bay Unwrapped: The New Target

Nestled in the heart of the hyper-industrial, super-consumer heaven that is Emeryville, California, a new Target (or “Tar-jay” as middle-aged white ladies call it), is born. Some of you are probably wondering, “Why does this earth need another Target? We already have 300 of them in California alone!” But, honestly,

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