Sounds like: Just Rese, Elujay, Dom Kennedy Song: Yared Kiflai - 7:30 What's so good? As the years pass it becomes more and more important to me to spread the vibes emerging from the San Francisco Bay Area. I've lived here for five years,...Show More Summary
The Bay Area saw its own share of protests and rioting in the days following the verdict, with several businesses damaged from looting.
Though the drive is taxing, Carmona said she had no choice because hotel jobs closer to her home don’t allow union representation for workers — an important factor for her. “All immigrants — whether we are from Mexico or (are) Muslims...Show More Summary
The first arrest has been made in the violent robbery of Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers by a mob of 60 youths on a train a week ago. In a tweet on Friday, BART said a suspect — a minor — was arrested, and more warrants for other identified suspects are on the way. The announcement was made six...
Bay Area political events: women’s meeting, May Day Political events Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. The second Women’s Coalition meeting, hosted by Democratic Activists for Women Now, includes...Show More Summary
Also, a rapist of elderly women is arrested outside Sacramento, and that HIV-positive Russian asylum seeker has returned home to the Bay Area. [ more › ]
Political events in the Bay Area: climate change marches, May Day events Political events Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. In Oakland, a march will begin at 11 a.m. at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater, between 12th Street and First Avenue. In Kentfield, a march will start at 11 a.m. Show More Summary
The Bay Area resident had been held in immigration detention for more than a month in Miami.
The 10-mile, $2.3 billion Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension project is on track to be completed by December, according to Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.
SPUR chides Silicon Valley outfits for “reinforcing dependence on cars” SPUR, the San Francisco-based urban design non-profit, released an extensive report last week pondering the placement of the Bay Area’s enormous new office hubs,...Show More Summary
The film, due out in Spring 2018, is supposed to be shooting in the Bay Area and at the Winchester Mystery House next month, after doing principal shooting in Australia. [ more › ]
The following is a statement from Bay Area Rapid Transit released on April 24.
One of the fun things about an event like Friday's tribute to Mel Brooks' 1987 Star Wars spoof Spaceballs at the 12th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival in the Tampa Bay area is that it gives reporters the perfect excuse to revisit memories of such a project. Tampa Bay Times film critic Steve Persall hopped on...
Bay Area political events: workers memorial, climate change marches Political events Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Workers memorial: A day of remembrance for workers who have been killed and...Show More Summary
Marshawn Lynch is going full BEAST MODE in his return to the Bay Area... throwing a HUGE block party in Oakland on Thursday with big stars, new teammates and thousands of crazy fans! We're told the guest list includes names like Michael B.…
After a Saturday evening incident in which 40 to 60 teenagers invaded an Oakland, Calif. rapid transit station, robbing and beating riders, a spokesman for BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) says surveillance videos of the flash-mob robbery will not be made public because people committing crimes appear to be minors. Show More Summary
The Crocker Art Museum announced the award of its inaugural John S. Knudsen Prize of $25,000 to Oakland-based sculptor Cyrus Tilton (1977?2017). The first solo museum exhibition of his work, The Cycle by Cyrus Tilton, will take place at the Crocker Art Museum from March 25 to July 15, 2018. Show More Summary
Headed from the Bay Area to Lake Tahoe for a long weekend, I decided to postpone that destination and wander about Reno first. From the skyline, the city looked little. I wondered if I was approaching the downtown, and if that was all there was to it. Confirmation came at the intersection of Commercial Row […]
Bill Bell, the “Jazz Professor,” died a few weeks ago and it has been circulating through Bay Area music circles. At SF Gate, you can read a fine obituary. It covers his amazing musical career performing with the Supremes and many jazz luminaries, as well as decades spent as a music teacher. In this post, […]
The stakes are very high for 30-year-old Russian national Denis Davydov, who traveled to the US legally in 2014 and overstayed his visa, requesting asylum as an HIV-positive gay man who faces persecution in his home country. [ more ...