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Botanical Garden Reopens

UC Botanical Garden showcases Southern African ‘super bloom’ The University of California Botanical Garden at...


In this week's Chronic Town, Dan Mitchell explores the facts and fictions of cannabis "addiction" from both sides of the discussion.

Chauvin Verdict Reverberates Across California

On Tuesday, Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, was convicted of murdering George...

Cool Sh*t?!?

Arts Editor, D. Scot Miller, writes about the wonky workflow and high-grade grousing behind the first, and probably only, "Cool Sh*t Issue" of The East Bay Express.

Stay Trippin’

Black speculative writer, Ayize Jama-Everett, best known for his Liminal Wars Trilogy, premiers with the East Bay Express with an article about the Oakland Hyphae Psilocybin Cup, which not only dredges up memories of Aldous Huxley’s The Doors of Perception and the questionable authenticity of Carlos Castaneda’s Don Juan, but makes us even more excited and engaged with our special issue on Afrofuturism, slated for May 12th.

Pot of Gold

Most 4/20 marketing is cheesy, but some use the day for good It’s difficult to...

Best of Cannabis 2021

Best Cannabis for Fiddling Around Nobody knows the world of the cannabis dispensary better than...

Spliff Film Fest

Movies by stoners, for stoners In the spirit of marijuana, the munchies and more, two...

Up In Smoke

Cannabis regulation could be blindsided by its most difficult health questions Romanticizing cannabis culture and...

Got the Vapors

Vaping injuries dip but safety is still a question After the vaping-illness outbreak that began...

All-Stars host ‘Going Beyond the Grant’

On Tuesday, April 13th at 10 a.m., All Stars will be hosting a virtual...

“Boogaloo” group members accused of deleting digital evidence

A federal grand jury in San Francisco Friday indicted four men, all allegedly members...

The End of California’s Lockdowns

California plans to lift all its coronavirus restrictions June 15, provided there are enough COVID-19 vaccines available for anyone age 16 or older and hospitalizations remain low and stable, state officials announced Tuesday.

Oakland Coliseum vaccine site to remain open

There's still time to get protected and to protect others     The COVID-19 vaccination...

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