Oakland Goes Hollywood Feature

Oakland Goes Hollywood

In 2018, Oakland showed up on big and small screens, thanks to Oakland filmmakers like Ryan Coogler and Boots Riley.

News & Opinion

Feature The Burn

The Burn

2018 was California's worst fire season, and the costs of fighting and preventing fires is only going to rise.

Feature The Restaurants We Welcomed and Said Goodbye to in 2018

The Restaurants We Welcomed and Said Goodbye to in 2018

Here are some of the most significant East Bay restaurant openings and closings of the year.

Feature The Year in Music: New Sounds. New Venues. New Festivals

The Year in Music: New Sounds. New Venues. New Festivals

The East Bay music scene saw plenty of action in 2018.

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature With Berkeley Rep's 'Paradise Square,' a Forgotten History Is Given a New Songbook

With Berkeley Rep's 'Paradise Square,' a Forgotten History Is Given a New Songbook

Marcus Gardley, Larry Kirwan, and other impressive talents are behind the musical's world premiere.

Arts Feature Arthur Jafa's New Work Continues to Examine the Dynamics of Race

Arthur Jafa's New Work Continues to Examine the Dynamics of Race

The award-winning cinematographer's new video installation premiers at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive.

Savage Love
Savage Love: Quickies

Savage Love: Quickies

Unwittingly attracting subs, vibrator etiquette, clichés, and more.

Sponsored Content

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Sports Medicine for Everyone

Sports medicine is not just for athletes. It's for anyone who wants to lead an active lifestyle and be their best self.

Sponsored Health Options for Women Seeking V-Birth After a C-Section

Options for Women Seeking V-Birth After a C-Section

With the recent addition of a midwife to its staff, East Bay Women’s Health expands on its commitment of providing a variety of birthing options, including alternatives to invasive, surgical birth.

Sponsored Health The Path of Breast Cancer

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Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Soup is the Star at Tortas Ahogadas Mi Barrio

Soup is the Star at Tortas Ahogadas Mi Barrio

The Guadalajara-style tortas and tacos are worth a try — but don't miss the carne en su jugo served on weekends.

Restaurant Review Allie Daddy's BBQ Satisfies Late-Night Cravings

Allie Daddy's BBQ Satisfies Late-Night Cravings

There are few things better than catching up with friends over beer, bubble tea, and grilled meat.

Movies

Movie Review Dick Cheney Biopic 'Vice' Falls Flat

Dick Cheney Biopic 'Vice' Falls Flat

Not even Christian Bale can get down to the dark essence of the former political player.

Movie Review 'Ben Is Back' Is a Predictable Social Problem Flick

'Ben Is Back' Is a Predictable Social Problem Flick

Actor Lucas Hedges is the only thing saving the movie from itself.

Movie Review
‘A Private War’ Shows How a War Correspondent Did Things Her Way

‘A Private War’ Shows How a War Correspondent Did Things Her Way

Rosamund Pike stars as a determined Marie Colvin.

Music

Music Oakland Symphony Is in a State of Transition

Oakland Symphony Is in a State of Transition

People are leaving the symphony in rapid succession following the hire of a new executive director and conflicting visions.

Music Sub Society Brings Classy Dance Nights to Oakland

Sub Society Brings Classy Dance Nights to Oakland

A new East Bay house and bass music series highlights local artists and vendors in a laidback environment.

Upcoming Events

You're Going to Die: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes... @ Starline Social Club

You’re Going to Die: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes… @ Starline Social Club

An open mic event and communal offering to explore the conversation of...
Eric Bellinger @ The New Parish

Eric Bellinger @ The New Parish

Old Oakland Holiday Ice Rink @ Old Oakland Ice Rink

Old Oakland Holiday Ice Rink @ Old Oakland Ice Rink

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Holiday Guide 2018

A guide to this holiday season's gifts, outings, eats, and more.

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