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Mar 18, 2020

Nonprofits Gauge the Virus’ Impact

Grassroots nonprofit organizations in the East Bay are facing a significant threat to volunteer membership and in-person programming. Organizations such as Punks With Lunch,...
Mar 11, 2020

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Zemonade

If you want lemonade delivered to your door, Zemyran Prater is your guy. Mere months into his new business, Prater is selling one of...
Feb 19, 2020

Building Community in Conscious Rap

Jada Imani has been writing songs since she was five years old. At 21, she is committed to forging her own way as a...
Feb 5, 2020

Rapper on Rollerblades 

It's been years since 23 year-old rapper Chrisbaby played a show without his rollerblades. Skating on stage makes him feel like he's "flying," and...
Jan 29, 2020

Record Collector Helps Keep Lowrider Soul Alive in the Bay Area

Rene Lopez has a collection of 3,000 soul records. He keeps them in vinyl boxes in a designated room in his apartment, where he...
Jan 29, 2020

How Cider Week Came to The Bay Area

Crooked City Cider founder Dana Bushouse first got her foot in the door as a cider-maker at the 2014 "CiderCon," an annual industry conference...