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  1. Honoring Sister Makinya Sibeko-Kouate, Queen Mother of Kwanzaa, who...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | San Francisco Bay View

    Sister Makinya Sibeko-Kouate , nA e Harriett Smith, was born to Turner Smith and Willette Edythe Parker Smith in San Leandro, California, on July 1, 1926, her parents' only child. She attended kindergarten at Cole School in Oakland, then moved to South Berkeley, where she attended Berkeley Public Schools, among them, Longfellow Elementary School.

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  2. Shiba Ramen Debuts In Downtown Oakland Complete With Camino-Trained ChefRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sfist

    A new ramen option comes to downtown Oakland this via Shiba Ramen , which has already staked its claim in the East Bay scene via a stall at the Emeryville Public Market. As Inside Scoop reports , the ramen shop takes over the space formerly occupied by Bittersweet Cafe at 1438 Broadway, between 14th and 15th Streets near Oakland City Center.

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  3. Google To Expand Waze's Ride-Sharing ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ubergizmo

    ... such as Uber and Lyft with its pricing where it will be considerably cheaper. For example a ride downtown from Oakland, California to downtown San Francisco is expected to cost around $4.50, where UberPool and Lyft Line are priced at $10.57 and ...

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  4. Meet the new prefabRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Southern Accents

    ... in the house. The Sunset Breezehouse-a collaboration between Sunset magazine and architect Michelle Kaufmann of Oakland, California-is a warm, earth-friendly modular home that celebrates the West's love of the outdoors. Part of the appeal lies in ...

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  5. 365 by Whole Foods to Bring Cheapish Groceries to Oakland's Temescal NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Eater

    Whole Foods already has a strong grip on the East Bay grocery store scene, with large, luxurious locations in North Berkeley and near Lake Merritt, plus a smaller store in South Berkeley. Now it is bringing a new, cheaper option to Oakland, in the form of 365 by Whole Foods Market .

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  6. Blues icon Fillmore Slim returns to legendary Oakland nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... in San Francisco's Fillmore district. In the 1980s, Slim returned to music and made Eli's, the venerable North Oakland blues joint, his home base and recorded his first blues album there. On Friday and Saturday, Slim performs at Eli's with sax man ...

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  7. Alameda: City moves to divest from Wells FargoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... from mass incarceration," said Benjamin Davis, a research and policy analyst with In The Public Interest, an Oakland-based organization that works to promote best practices in government contracting and other types of public-private agreements. ...

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  8. Fearing deportation, California's "Dreamers" are skipping out on financial aidRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... of committing a crime could be a target for deportation. Assemblymembers Jose Medina, D-Riverside, Rob Bonta, D-Oakland and Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, will hold a press conference at the state capital Wednesday afternoon to encourage ...

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  9. Oakland Symphony concert invokes Native AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    Among the artistic innovations that Michael Morgan has created during his years as music director of the Oakland Symphony, one of the most reliably inventive is the "Notes From ..." series. One concert program each year shines a spotlight on a particular nation or ethnic community in the Bay Area, showing how its musical traditions can meld with those of a symphony orchestra.

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  10. Disney on Ice: hot ticket for little onesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... Worlds of Enchantment." The show, which runs through Sunday, Feb. 26, at the SAP Center in San Jose (it moves on to Oakland's Oracle Arena in March), features more than 60 international skaters dressed as Disney characters leaping, twirling and ...

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  11. East Oakland: Man shot near Castlemont HighRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Harry Harris is a breaking news reporter for the Bay Area News Group. He began his Oakland Tribune career in September 1965 as a 17-year-old copyboy.

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  12. Announcing the 2017 NLG Haywood Burns FellowsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | National Lawyers Guild

    ... next generation of people's lawyers at nlg.org/donate/haywoodburns. Steven DeCaprio is an Arab-American who moved to Oakland, California 20 years ago from the deep South to find community and pursue his passion for music. In 2000 he became homeless ...

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  13. Oakland, CA band RAYS releasing debut LP on Trouble in MindRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

    Oakland, CA's RAYS were born and bred in the city's fertile underground scene, having come from such bands as The World, Life Stinks, Violent Change and others. The group's dystopian jangle has a lot in common with the first Modern Lovers LP, '80s Flying Nun and the current crop of Australian bands that circle around Mikey Young.

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  14. Bay Area whistleblower suit claims destroyed pollution recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SFGate

    ... n state and federal law." Both Steele and Bachmann are scheduled to appear at a news conference Wednesday morning in Oakland, along with their attorneys, where they will describe in further detail the alleged destruction of records.

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  15. 9 Things You Should Know About Mahershala AliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Time

    ... audition. "That was one of the worst auditions of my life," Ali recalled on the show with a laugh. : Ali was born in Oakland, Calif., and grew up in Hayward, a town about 5 miles from Oakland, which means that even though he now lives in Venice, ...

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  16. Jersey City regains title as most diverse city in U.S.: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... of 264,000, ranked No. 2 in ethno-racial diversity, No. 1 in linguistics and No. 151 in birthplace diversity. Oakland, California is No.1 in ethno-racial diversity, according to the study. A government study in 2015 showed that at least 40 different ...

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  17. Nicole Curran is the fiancee of Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob, and that's just the beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... it into a resource hub in the inner-city struggle - and the franchise's retort to those who think it is abandoning Oakland - is so much deeper. While Lacob might be protective, Curran doesn't care much about perceptions, isn't pining for others to ...

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  18. Prop. 57: High-profile murder cases on hold so judges can consider teens for juvenile courtRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    The much-anticipated trials of a 20-year-old Oakland man accused of killing a Santa Clara County paramedic and a Santa Cruz teen charged with the murder of an 8-year-old girl are among hundreds of prosecutions on hold so California judges can determine if the young defendants should be prosecuted in juvenile court. Proposition 57 stripped away prosecutors' ability to charge minors accused of the most serious and violent crimes in adult court, giving the youth more consideration and services as they enter the criminal justice system, but also upending pending trials to the chagrin of victims and families awaiting justice.

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  19. Oakland artist warehouse closes in wake of deadly Ghost Ship fireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    At 1218 Miller Ave., the lights are off, the residents gone. After a minor fire at the live-work space on Jan. 12, tenants like guitar builder Lewis Santer and magician Greg Chin say they don't know when, if ever, they can return to the building.

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  20. Oakland warehouse fire: City says open dump site is 'secure'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Calling an open-air dump site filled with charred debris from December's fatal Ghost Ship fire "a secure facility," a spokesman now says the city is responsible for the dumping the materials there. The dump site, next to a city soccer field on Oakport Street, is being investigated by regional air-quality regulators who told this news organization last week that the materials appear to have been left there in violation of state regulations on the disposal of materials from structures fires, which can contain asbestos and other hazardous substances.

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