News & Opinion

The Oakland Zone NFL Anthem Policy Shows Owners’ Cowardice, Not Patriotism

NFL Anthem Policy Shows Owners’ Cowardice, Not Patriotism

Team owners capitulated to President Trump’s divisive rants and spat on individual freedom this week by banning protests during the national anthem at football games.

News Oakland Police Brings Back Its Horse-Mounted Unit

Oakland Police Brings Back Its Horse-Mounted Unit

It's more of a public relations campaign — and a costly one at that.

News Wall Street Comes to Alameda

Wall Street Comes to Alameda

The world's largest private equity firm buys the island's largest apartment complex.

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature Ariel Craft to Make a Splash with 'Dry Land' at Shotgun Players

Ariel Craft to Make a Splash with 'Dry Land' at Shotgun Players

With a predominantly female cast, the rising star director will explore the complex world of teenage womanhood.

Savage Love
Savage Love: Bad Sex Party Host

Savage Love: Bad Sex Party Host

Also, the inner torment of a lesbian debating sleeping with a man.

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review La Perla Serves Puerto Rican Food with Soul

La Perla Serves Puerto Rican Food with Soul

At the Oakland restaurant, a former Borinquen Soul chef channels his parents' cooking with fresh energy.

Restaurant Review In San Leandro, Fusion Delight Specializes in Edible Cuteness

In San Leandro, Fusion Delight Specializes in Edible Cuteness

The restaurant draws big crowds for its upscale, Hong Kong-style dim sum.

Music

Music At Ebbing Sounds, Performance and Critique Collide

At Ebbing Sounds, Performance and Critique Collide

The San Francisco symposium pairs scholarly analysis of the digital music ecosystem with an international cast of electronic acts.

Backbeat Local Records, Reviewed: Wax Idols, Allblack, Drama

Local Records, Reviewed: Wax Idols, Allblack, Drama

Afterlife reveries, dubs dispatches, and gale-force punk.

Upcoming Events

<i>WAAFRIKA 123</i> @ Live Oak Theatre

WAAFRIKA 123 @ Live Oak Theatre

"Waafrika, skillfully crafted and chillingly paced, may be the first play addressing...
<i>Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You</i> @ Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Face-to-Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You @ Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

The Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley first-year students have co-curated a...
Jamaican Jerk Cook-Off @ Drake's Dealership

Jamaican Jerk Cook-Off @ Drake's Dealership

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