The News in Haiku: Sad News for San Francisco, Punk Underground, and the Success of Alt-Weeklies

Because the workweek is long, but your attention span is short.

The News in Haiku is a weekly series in which we let you know about East Bay news, culture stories, and events you may have missed each week, all told in around seventeen syllables. If you’re interested in delving deeper, simply click on the title and read the full story (or bookmark it to savor later).

Ready to dive in? Good because we know you don’t have all day.

See Also:
Celebrity Pot Endorsements, Gaming While Female, and Advice from Isaac Newton
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[jump] The Lexington to Close
Was there an eclipse
yesterday? Because our world
got a lot darker. 

The Other BART
What’s fast and noisy
and primarily underground?
Nope, guess again.

Sanctuary Bistro
This just might be the
most “Berkeley” restaurant
in Berkeley.


Would you like some
cunnilingus with your fairy tale
plot? We thought so.

A Message to Readers
Some claim alt-weeklies
can’t survive in the Bay
Area. They are wrong.

The world is a stage …
and actually so is
your living room.

Finding Hope After Prison
People can and do
change. This is remarkable
proof of that hope.

Artist Video
How will queer people
of color be remembered in
the future? Like this.

Chevron Bids to Retake Richmond 
The oil giant
is pumping millions this
election. Find out why.

The Ten Questions Police Use to ‘Lock In’ Medical Marijuana Patients
You have the right to
remain silent. Here’s why you
really should do so.

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