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  • Top 10 things to know when moving to Oakland
    Top 10 things to know when moving or coming to Oakland
    Considering the current economic times of hardships combined with a thriving and skyrocketing housing and rental market in San Francisco, the neighboring city of Oakland is starting to look more attractive to people seeking a place to live. Most...
  • Nevada
    Wolf Pack adds another guard to mix
    The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team has a new guard.Wolf Pack head coach Eric Musselman announced Wednesday that point guard Juwan Anderson has joined the team as a walk-on for this season. Anderson, who has four years of eligibility...
  • Walk in the Wild guests
    Taiwan Tourism Bureau and the Oakland Zoo present 23rd annual Walk in the Wild
    The Oakland Zoo's 23rd annual fundraiser, Walk in the Wild-An Epicurean Escapade will take place this weekend and is promising to be an event to remember. A private patron pre-event party kicks off the evening at 4 pm, with the main event...
  • Lake Merritt in Oakland, Calif.
    Mountain View Cemetery's 150th anniversary walk
    On Saturday, June 20, visitors are invited to join in a grand procession at Mountain View Cemetery's 150th year anniversary celebration in the Oakland and Piedmont hills. The St. Gabriel's Celestial Brass Band will be leading the march...
  • Scott Amendola
    More with Scott Amendola: Meeting the challenges of "Fade to Orange"
    Here is the conclusion of my interview with Scott Amendola. You can catch him with Hammond B3 organist Wil Blades Friday and Saturday night at Duende in Oakland and with guitar great Charlie Hunter June 23 at Yoshi’s.Question: Your new...
  • Scott Amendola and Wil Blades
    Variety and virtuosity at the core of Scott Amendola's creative vision
    Scott Amendola has been a mainstay on the Bay Area music scene for more than two decades, and in that time the drummer-composer-band leader has earned a reputation both for his talents and his passion for pursuing a wide range of musical projects...
  • Oakland Raiders might not get new stadium due to an old debt
    Oakland Raiders might not get new stadium due to an old debt
    The Oakland Raiders’ plot to move to Los Angeles still has a possibility of actually happening. Why is it possibly happening? Well, officials in Oakland and in Alameda County do not want to spend millions in taxpayers’ money to keep...
  • Anne Sajdera
    KCSM, Musically Minded Academy team up for new concert series
    Musically Minded Academy in the Rockridge section of Oakland kicks off its In the Moment concert series this weekend. Here’s the lowdown.Jim Bennett of KCSM’s “In the Moment” presents a new concert series at Musically...
  • Tech buses give gentrification protesters the slip in Oakland
    Tech buses give gentrification protesters the slip in Oakland
    - by Rem O'DonnelleyUnhappy with gentrification in Oakland, under 100 people staged a rally outside of the MacArthur BART station this morning to make their voices heard about changes they are unhappy about in Oakland.While some protests...
  • Bob Bitchin of Cruising Outpost
    Strictly Sail Pacific boat show 2015 at Jack London Square, artists and crafters
    The Eric Stone band played sailing music for the vendors after closing on Saturday night at The Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show. The band announced boat show organizer Bob Bitchin will be retiring with his wife after many many years of boat shows....
  • What would you like SF's Market Street to look like?
    Market St revamp and a critical look at Oakland in a new exhibit
    What would you like Market Street to look like?Market Street runs through the heart of San Francisco, yet it can feel uninviting and disconnected to the communities that surround it. Last fall, San Francisco residents were invited to submit their...
  • Mingus Amungus
    Mingus Amungus headlines upcoming benefit at Yoshi's
    You will want to get your tickets now for Mingus Amungus’ April 30 performance at Yoshi’s. The acclaimed ensemble headlines a benefit for the Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee.Join us for a night of music, spoken word and...
  • Bria Skonberg
    More with Bria Skonberg: Life in New York and at home with Satchmo
    Here is the conclusion of my interview with trumpeter-vocalist-songwriter Bria Skonberg. She performs Wednesday at Piedmont Piano Co. in Oakland and Thursday at the Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley.Question: In many respects, you are living a...
  • Bria Skonberg
    Bria Skonberg comes into her own on latest album
    I first encountered Bria Skonberg’s music through “Three Little Words/Sir Duke,” the second track on her 2104 release “Into Your Own.” As the title suggests, the four-minute slice of effervescence seamlessly blends a...
  • Dim Mak Records Panic City
    Dim Mak Records and Panic City release O.A.K.L.A.N.D. for free
    To celebrate 100 thousand followers on their Twitter account, Dim Mak Records released a sweaty, disco beat, spring time, sunny jam. Panic City is a new signee on Dim Mak and straight out of Oakland California. What more of an honor could one give...
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