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When a Dangerous Sport Became Too Dangerous for Clif Bar

The Emeryville energy bar maker cites riskiness in its decision to dump climbers with the timing coming as Clif Bar presents a highly acclaimed film celebrating the hellions and athletes who pioneered Yosemite climbing.
May 1, 2015

Saturday Mornings Are Busy at the Jack London Aquatic Center

At the Oakland Estuary, amid the chill and damp, arises a mini-city of hundreds of rowers, coxswains, and coaches, crowding the wharves in the pre-dawn darkness like it’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve.
April 15, 2015

Best Hikes of the East Bay

The beauty of hiking in the East Bay is that it can be a lone experience not far from the trailhead. This guide includes lesser-known adventures as well as old favorites in a world of hiking microclimates with unique characteristics. From Alameda, Berkeley, and Crockett to Moraga, Oakland, and San Leandro with varying distances and levels of difficulty, these hikes are sure to please.
March 22, 2015

Wendy Wheeler and Thomas Page Hike All the East Bay Park Trails

Two friends undertake a massive trekking project that takes them to the near and far-flung reaches of EBRP District lands.
March 15, 2015

Who is Rhamesis Muncada, and why is he hated in the East Bay?

To some East Bay sports fans, blogger Rhamesis Muncada is as popular as a Denver Broncos fan sitting in the Oakland Coliseum’s Black Hole while wearing a bright orange John Elway jersey. He describes himself as a big A’s fan who merely wants what every admirer of the team craves, a new stadium—except not necessarily in Oakland.
November 15, 2014

The Guru of Breathing, Jonathan 'Fitness' Jones

This regimen eschews jumping and running for deep-breathing exercises.
November 3, 2014

Cleaning Up Cal Sports

The post-Barbour athletics department demands winning teams and improved academics, a huge undertaking that interim Athletic Director Michael Williams is tackling head-on.
November 2, 2014

This Month's Highlights

Dragon Boat Fest, Alameda Tourneys, Fan Alert, and Star Trails and Cocktails.
September 3, 2014

McClymonds Basketball Team

April 3, 2008

Season Opener

April 1, 2008