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Jun 22, 2022

Oaklanders Frustrated Over A’s Owner: Latest Oakland Power Poll also finds broad support for...

Oakland A’s owner John Fisher is highly unpopular with more than two-thirds of Oakland Power Poll voters. A supermajority of respondents view him as “cheap” and “can’t forgive him” for having attempted to move his team to...
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May 31, 2022

Spend For Change

Sponsored content by BuyBlack.org There’s a simple but compelling reason why David Derryck founded BuyBlack.org. “Shortly after the murder of George Floyd, I read an article entitled Portrait of a Gen-Z Activist,” the founder and CEO recalled. “It profiled...
Jun 22, 2022

Blues Lawyer: Pure pop from the years of the pandemic

Blues Lawyer’s third record, All in Good Time, was put together during the pandemic lockdown. Rob Miller, the band’s primary songwriter, said Covid forced the band to rethink their creative process. “I wanted to write songs, but was...
Jun 8, 2022

Lavay Smith: Celebrating the life and music of Peggy Lee

Like most performing artists, Lavay Smith & Her Red-Hot Skillet Lickers faced the Covid lockdown with apprehension. Smith and her partner, the band’s pianist and arranger, Chris Siebert, were confined to their apartment in the...
A friend of mine recently joined the Berkeley City Club. I’d been inside the Julia Morgan building several times before to see plays at the Central...
Three years of pandemic. War in Ukraine. Mass shootings. Inflation/eviction/recession. Democracy in crisis. Honestly, there is something wrong with you if you aren’t feeling fearful. But...
Humility is endless.”—T.S. Eliot Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin declared that he wants Russia weakened. Of course, he meant militarily weakened. Still, his words summoned an echo...
Recent great experiences flyin’ where I’m buyin’—from the hospitality buzz of Barbary Coast Lounge in San Francisco to the ethereal calm of Riverside Wellness in Guerneville—have...
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