The East Bay's Changing Demographics Feature

The East Bay's Changing Demographics

If recent trends continue, the number of Black residents in the urban East Bay will decline further, as the percentage of Latinos and whites rise.

News & Opinion

The Oakland Zone Holy Toledo! Bill King's Best Calls Live Online

Holy Toledo! Bill King's Best Calls Live Online

Twelve years after Oakland's beloved sports announcer died, fans can still revisit King's greatest game calls for the Raiders, Warriors, and A's - thanks to BayAreaRadio.org.

Feature So, You Think Housing in the East Bay Is Expensive and Scarce?

So, You Think Housing in the East Bay Is Expensive and Scarce?

Just wait a decade. (Unless we do something about it now.)

News Tough Times for Holy Names University

Tough Times for Holy Names University

The 150-year-old Oakland institution suffered a huge loss in enrollment and is facing a challenging financial outlook and a bitter legal fight with a former professor.

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature Betty Reid Soskin's New Autobiography Captures an Astonishing Life

Betty Reid Soskin's New Autobiography Captures an Astonishing Life

Sign My Name to Freedom tracks the local icon's path to activism, from housewife to the nation's oldest park ranger.

Arts Feature A Nonprofit Revives the Magick Lantern to Screen Independent Films in Point Richmond

A Nonprofit Revives the Magick Lantern to Screen Independent Films in Point Richmond

The monthly series, held at the Point Richmond Community Center, focuses on documentaries, foreign language films, and independent movies.

Savage Love
Dan Savage: Forcing the Issue

Dan Savage: Forcing the Issue

Breakups, revelations, and cocksuckers.

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review In Downtown Oakland, The Kon-Tiki Makes Food You'll Actually Want to Eat

In Downtown Oakland, The Kon-Tiki Makes Food You'll Actually Want to Eat

Hawker Fare alumni serve umbrella drinks with unusual interpretations of classic dishes.

Restaurant Review Enoteca Mediterraneo and CDP Deliver Two Styles of Wine Bar

Enoteca Mediterraneo and CDP Deliver Two Styles of Wine Bar

In Albany, Mediterranean tapas with colorful hospitality. In Oakland, a more accessible way to experience James Syhabout's artistry.

Staff Picks
Mardi Gras at Terrace Room

Mardi Gras at Terrace Room

Terrace Room at Lake Merritt Hotel

Music

Backbeat Thizzler, the Bay Area's Foremost Hip-Hop Website, Expands Its Reach

Thizzler, the Bay Area's Foremost Hip-Hop Website, Expands Its Reach

Launched in 2009, the media company now includes a popular weekly news roundup, TZLR News, and, soon, a talk show, That's My Word.

Music Shannon and the Clams Discuss the Ghost Ship Tragedy and Their New Album

Shannon and the Clams Discuss the Ghost Ship Tragedy and Their New Album

On their newest album, Onion, the Oakland garage rockers filter tragedy and joy through infectious hooks.

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