Burning Man Fires Up the Oakland Museum Arts Feature

Burning Man Fires Up the Oakland Museum

Gargantuan project from Smithsonian showcases the art and ethos of the venerable desert assembly.

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News Homeless Crackdown by Caltrans Sparks Dialogue in Berkeley

Homeless Crackdown by Caltrans Sparks Dialogue in Berkeley

Weekly "cleanings" by transportation agency draw a comparison to whack-a-mole, causing the city to confront its encampment problem under scrutiny from critics.

Chronic Town Unease at Eaze

Unease at Eaze

The cannabis-delivery platform lays off staff, replaces its CEO.

Seven Days Hayward is Eyeing Unincorporated Cherryland for Annexation

Hayward is Eyeing Unincorporated Cherryland for Annexation

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Feature Aromas of Black Plum and Licorice, With Lingering Notes of Roundup

Aromas of Black Plum and Licorice, With Lingering Notes of Roundup

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Arts Feature Burning Man Fires Up the Oakland Museum

Burning Man Fires Up the Oakland Museum

Gargantuan project from Smithsonian showcases the art and ethos of the venerable desert assembly.

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Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Porque No? Brings Fine Street Tacos to Rockridge

Porque No? Brings Fine Street Tacos to Rockridge

Finally, there's a solid spot for Mexican fare — and American breakfast favorites — in what was once an area devoid of good tacos.

Movies

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Eddie Murphy socko as Rudy Ray Moore in Dolemite Is My Name.

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Renée Zellweger barely salvages maudlin Judy Garland biopic.

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Deep in the Heart of Tex-Mex

Les Blank's roots music docs border on the magnificent.

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