Oakland has long tradition of makeshift roadside memorials featuring idiosyncratic symbols that honor the person who died.
Richmond is now the hub for Tibetan Americans living in exile in the Bay Area.
It’s like being housemates with a common vision.
The ancient Chinese tile game sees renewed popularity in the East Bay.
Oakland’s first micro apartments are coming to the Nook on Valdez.
Kevin and Barbara Brown of R&B Cellars, along with Jeff Cohn of Jeff Cohn Cellars, are bringing new life via wine, cider, and beer to the waterfront.
They’re trying to get more butts in seats by letting patrons watch, say, The Big Short with a Blue Moon in hand. Whether it’s working is another question altogether.
The next big low-key thing is Hayward, thanks to a burgeoning downtown with healthy nightlife and other crowd magnets.
More San Francisco residents are heading east to Oakland for food, fun, even work.
Xavier Dphrepaulezz is an Oakland musician whose star seems to be rising, thanks to beating out 7,000 other contestants from around the world for NPR’s “Tiny Desk Concert Contest.”