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Best Home Arts Classes

Where to brush up on new tricks and trades.
May 4, 2018

Best To-Go Options

Today’s carry out is way better than pizza and chow mein.
May 4, 2018

Friday’s Briefing: Berkeley Considers Proposal Aimed at Companies That Help Track Immigrants

Plus, a new study shows why the Bay Area's housing crisis is so bad.
May 4, 2018

Roam Burgers Opens Oakland Location

The Telegraph Avenue spot will serve Straus Family Creamery shakes and diverse burgers ... including elk.
May 3, 2018

The Athletic Club Oakland Set to Open in Uptown

Located in the former Izzy's Steakhouse space, it will feature forty screens and twenty sound zones.
May 3, 2018

Thursday’s Briefing: Investigation Shows Alameda Council Member Violated City Charter

Plus, a high-rise at MacArthur BART breaks ground.
May 3, 2018

Wednesday’s Briefing: Oakland to Require Public Approval of Surveillance Tools

Plus, Oakland to use soda tax revenue to buy new hydration stations in schools.
May 2, 2018

Nosh Box: On a Roll in May

We begin May’s celebrations with May Day, a holiday with an international following, but not much domestically. So don’t be looking for a May Day song, dance, libation, food—or a day off work. Moving on, usually in the same week, up pops Cinco de Mayo festivities. In Mexico this holiday is primarily historical, celebrating the military victory over the powerful army of the French. In the United States, we use the date to celebrate all of Mexican culture. According to National Public Radio’s Dan Pashman, “Cinco de Mayo, which has followed a similar path as St. Patrick's Day: Started by activists to celebrate Mexican culture; embraced by people just looking for a good time.”
May 1, 2018

Tuesday’s Briefing: Gas Tax Repeal May Be Headed to Ballot

Plus, a new redwoods park is slated to open in the Bay Area next spring.
May 1, 2018

Celebrate Art, Music, and Dance in May

The inaugural Oakland Art Month hosts visual and performing arts events all month long throughout The Town.
May 1, 2018