The News in Haiku: What to Do for Halloween, Gwar, and Fisting a Piñata

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:
The News in Haiku: Sad News for San Francisco, Punk Underground, and the Success of Alt-Weeklies
The News in Haiku: Celebrity Pot Endorsements, Gaming While Female, and Advice from Isaac Newton

[jump] Our East Bay Halloween Guide
There is something
for every boy, ghoul, and
decapitated head.

This Month’s The News Offers an All-Oakland Lineup 
You think you’ve seen it
all … and then you watch someone
fist a piñata.

Oakland Animal Services Hires New Director
Plagued by months of
controversy, OAS gets
a new pack leader.



Gwar

This made our music
editor tear up. RIP
Oderus.

Doswaffle Time
What’s a “doswaffle”?
Just the best breakfast hybrid
you’ve had in a while.

Thieves Steal 46 Bicycles from Local Shop Bay Area Bikes
Plus, a project that
aims to curtail stolen bike
ads on Craigslist.

The Uptown Nightclub to Close Next Week
Perhaps the beloved
venue will become the new
Lexington Club.
(One can dream, yeah?)


Queens D.Light Bucks the Hip-Hop Status Quo
 
Hip-hop’s portrayal
of women is woefully
off — Long live the Queens.

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