Tacos Sinaloa in Oakland's Fruitvale: Taco Pioneers

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Tacos Sinaloa in Oakland's Fruitvale: Taco Pioneers

While food trucks come and go, Sinaloa’s roots run deep.

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Peña's Bakery Is The Bread of Life in Oakland's Fruitvale

'You should never stop working, you should always keep your word, and you should save money.'

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Albany Bulb: A Landfill Turned Art Gallery Turned Environmental Preserve

'We don’t want it smoothed over and turned into a lawn or into a conventional park.'

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The Sinister, Evil KKK In Oakland Once Ruled City Hall

The Klan’s incompetent regime started crumbling right away.

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California’s Only Black Whaling Captain, William Shorey, Lived in Oakland

Although Shorey’s descendants no longer live in the historic West Oakland Victorian, the house still stands.

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Preservation Park in Downtown Oakland Is an Oasis

Who says you have to get out of downtown to feel like you’re on vacation?

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Oakland’s Most Iconic Tree Is Named After A Socialist Firebrand: Jack London (Of Course)

Oak trees allowed native Ohlone people to exist on this land for thousands of years without agriculture.

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Lake Merritt's Weird, Polluted — And Stinky — Legacy

Developers also nearly turned it into a train depot.

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Biff’s Coffee Shop In Oakland Was Googie Glory

Before it was demolished, the Jetsons-esque building was beloved by generations of Oaklanders.

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The Cemetery-Park: Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland is Also a Killer Spot to Jog

The cemetery and the city have entered into a symbiotic relationship of sorts.

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Havens for Cinema Junkies: The Legacy of East Bay Movie Houses

Not so long ago the only way to see a movie was to tromp down to the neighborhood theater.

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Berkeley Is The Original Sanctuary City

Whether these laws withstand Trump’s threats will be determined in the next chapter of this ever-evolving movement.

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