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From Hardcore to Hip Hop: Nick Noro Releases Newest Album, Cut

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.13.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Not taking himself, his music, or life too seriously, Nick Noro went from the adrenaline-fueled, aggressive and pulse-raising world of hardcore metal to the head-bobbing beats and flows of hip hop.

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.01.2016 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

For four decades, some determined people sought to change the course of American history.Some ideals, are now part of the fabric of the country, like breakfast programs for inner city kids. Stick with this movie. It has a lot to say, a lot to reveal and is pertinent to today's testy police/civilian race relations.

Huston Smith Has Studied Religion All His Life and There's Something He Wants You to Know

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 07.22.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Huston Smith was 93-years-old, plagued by hearing loss, weakened eyesight, and debilitating osteoporosis. You'd think he'd be ready to take it easy.

Carly Schwartz

New Mayor Drives Around In Giant Snail Car | Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

Libby Schaaf may very well be the first mayor of a major American city to ride around town in a flame-shooting Burning Man art car shaped like a giant...

LOOK: Attacked Agender Teen Gets Awesome Show Of Support

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

EDITOR'S NOTE: The subject of this story identifies as agender, so we are using "they, their, them," although male pronouns were used in many of the o...

PHOTOS: 10 Reasons Why Oakland Has Never Been Better

Posted 08.11.2013 | San Francisco

Let's face it: Oakland has found its place in the sun. Our neighbor to the east has been honored with a slew of awards over the past year, includin...

Dan Kiley: A great yet little known Modernist

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 04.12.2013 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

In his later years, you could find Dan Kiley with his wild hair and pants hiked up to his waist always brimming with opinions and ideas - or as the ce...

Report: Oakland School District Squandered Federal Funding

| Posted 02.20.2013 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Will Evans The Oakland Unified School District failed to follow federal regulations in...

Gertrude Stein's Oakland

Matt Werner | Posted 07.31.2012 | San Francisco
Matt Werner

Like Gertrude Stein returning to Oakland to find it completely changed, would an artist interviewed in this book experience a similar feeling returning to Oakland 40 years from now?

Injuries Reported After School Shooting In Oakland

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.03.2012 | College

Multiple people have been shot in a school shooting at Oikos University in Oakland, California, according to reports. The San Francisco Chronicle r...

Occupy Oakland Protesters Force Halt To Operations At Busy Port

AP/The Huffington Post | By TERENCE CHEA, LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.02.2012 | San Francisco

By TERENCE CHEA, LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS, The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Several thousand Occupy Wall Street demonstrators gather...

Protesters, Police Clash At Occupy Oakland Protest

AP/The Huffington Post | By TERRY COLLINS | Posted 12.25.2011 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Dozens of police in riot gear and hundreds of protesters supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement engaged in a game of cat-a...

Woman Kicked Off Train For Talking Too Loudly

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.17.2011 | Home

An Amtrak train made an unexpected stop Sunday, as a woman was escorted off for speaking loudly on her cell phone. Lakeysha Beard, 39, was charged ...

Oakland's Art Explosion

Max Eternity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Max Eternity

What comes to mind when you hear mention of Oakland, California? If it's not a resurgence in civic renewal and the arts and humanities, then perhaps you need to be updated.

Legalizing medical marijuana in N.J.: What life will be like in the marijuana Garden State | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sean Donnelly/Contra Costa Times/MCT A medical marijuana patient at right smells cannabis at Coffeeshop Blue Sky, a medical marijuana dispensary in Oa...

U2's Summer 2010 Tour To Rock Spartan Stadium

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

U2 is coming to rock Spartan Stadium. The acclaimed Irish rock group announced Sunday that its summer 2010 tour will take it to the Michigan State Uni...

Beats Antique brings diverse music to Vail

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Beats Antique, a trio from Oakland, Calif., merges modern technology, live instrumentation and seductive performance - belly dancing! - into its perfo...

Oakland Police Massacre Casts Ugly Glare on Ex-Felon Desperation

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Though Lovelle Mixon's killing spree is a horrible aberration, his plight as an unemployed, ex-felon isn't. There are tens of thousands like him on America's streets.