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Thursday's Briefing: Assembly approves legislation to help renters and freelance workers

May 30, 2019

Oakland Doesn’t Need an LGBTQ District

It’s a city that’s unwilling to let others define it, according to reader David Mulshenock.
May 29, 2019

Henry Riekena Conveys Feeling and Emotion Through Art

The artist is a synaesthetic — music and strong emotions cause a visual response in him beyond what most of us would normally perceive. His paintings, he explained, are not exactly an attempt to recreate the things that he sees under synesthesia, but rather, its effect.
May 29, 2019

Bike Lane Rehash

Reader Luther Abel raises a few more points.
May 29, 2019

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019 Wednesday's Briefing: Schaaf unleashes 'Pothole blitz' to repair Oakland streets; Police use-of-force bill passes state Senate

May 29, 2019

Ideas for the Industrial Chic Look

Think of modern industrial design as a Westernized version of the tidying up craze. It is by definition utilitarian, and clutter is replaced with overtly functional, mechanical, or sublimely purposeful items as focal points.
May 28, 2019

Tuesday's Briefing: Oakland City Council committee eyes decriminalization of 'magic mushrooms'

May 28, 2019

‘Uneasy’ Shadows Two ‘Broke Brown Girls’

A comedic web series, ‘Uneasy’ was dreamed up by Oaklanders Samiat Salami and Vanessa Flores, who both star as some version of themselves in each episode.
May 27, 2019

Architecture Mimics Origami in a Montclair Manse

Completed in 1992 by designer/builder Gary York, the four-bedroom, three-bath home at 6988 Pinehaven Road with full au pair unit on the lower floor is a geometric brainteaser.
May 27, 2019

La Tourangelle Hails National Walnut Day

The award--winning company's Berkeley office augments Yolo County orchards, a mill, and more.
May 24, 2019