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  • Bay Area repertory film picks, Aug. 21-24
    published on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:34 GMT
    "Cannibal Holocaust": Two decades before "The Blair Witch Project" popularized the concept of "found footage" films, there was this gore-fest - an Italian-Colombian co-production directed by one Ruggero Deodato - about four documentary filmmakers who disappeared into the jungles of South America to make a film about cannibalism....
  • Chris Treadway: Program will look at origins of regional parks district
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:54:23 GMT
    The notion of preserving open space in the hills above Oakland and Berkeley dates back to early in the 20th century....
  • Alameda city briefs: EBMUD's Linney to address Rotary lunch
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:59:48 GMT
    Doug Linney, Alameda's representative on the board of the East Bay Municipal Utility District, will speak at the Rotary Club of Alameda's lunch meeting on Tuesday about the drought and the district's plan for managing the shortage....
  • Piedmont/Montclair calendar: Joaquin Miller Park cascade cleanup volunteers needed Aug. 30
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:56:06 GMT
    Free Computer Tutoring. Brush up on your computer basics at free computer tutoring....
  • Montclarion briefs: Piedmont Avenue branch library schedule changing
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:58:13 GMT
    The change is the result of a pilot program that began in September 2013 to offer library hours on Mondays in more areas of Oakland....
  • Oakland Zoo Hosts Day to Celebrate Lions
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:32:17 GMT
    On Sunday, August 24th, from 10:00am - 3:00pm, Oakland Zoo will honor lions in Africa and locally in the Bay Area by having a "Lion Appreciation Day."...
  • 2014 One Book, One Community program kicks off
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:04:45 GMT
    Michigan State University and the city of East Lansing will host three influential voices on the continuing struggle for racial equality during the annual One Book, One Community program this fall, starting with its kickoff Aug. 25. This is the first time in the program's 13-year history in which more than one selection was chosen and a non-written ... (more)...
  • Ferguson protest ends in mayhem as SWAT teams charge into crowds of protesters and journalists
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:27:33 GMT
    Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste....
  • Language skills reborn, years after stroke
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:01:55 GMT
    We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design....
  • Bud Selig: Oakland A's situation 'complicated'
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:41:08 GMT
    Major League Baseball commissioner Allan "Bud" Selig, left, answers questions to members of the media as Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff looks on during Selig's visit prior to the Athletics and the New York Mets game at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014....
  • Letters for the Week of August 20, 2014
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:55:07 GMT
    Thank you for this article. Growing up and living here all of my seventy years, the issue of homeless in our society befuddles and disturbs me to no end....
  • MLB: Selig reiterates A's need a new ballpark
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:25:39 GMT
    Oakland, Calif. a Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him "frustrated."...
  • New policy clarifies 'female' for Mills College admission
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:05 GMT
    Mills student Sonj Basha lies in bed with partner Barbara Jefferson, who is gender neutral, at their home in Oakland....
  • OUSD Superintendent Antwan Wilson Visits First African Methodist Church
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:48:09 GMT
    New Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Antwan Wilson spoke Sunday at Back to School Youth Covering Worship service held by the First African Methodist Episcopal Church at 3701 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland....
  • Jawanza Kunjufu: Educating girls
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:35:24 GMT
    For the past 40 years, Jawanza Kunjufu has dedicated his life to uplifting African Americans through education and empowerment....
  • Making Oakland better one Raiders tailgate party at a time
    published on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The Godfather Griz Jones, 44, of Oakland, invites Salvador Chavarria, of Oakland and his girlfriend Perla Cantu, of Oakland, to grab some food while tailgating on Independent Road in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014....
  • An Oakland Nonprofit Wants to Change the Rap Paradigm
    published on Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Independent Hip Hop Day happens at Oakland Terminal Art Gallery on Saturday, Aug. 23. Noon - 7 p.m., free....
  • Violence Without Borders
    published on Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    In June 2010, undocumented immigrant Anastasio Hernandez Rojas died near the border between San Diego and Mexico a few days after being beaten and tasered by border patrol officers....
  • Two East Bay shows not to miss at the Bellevue and Yoshi's
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:46:05 GMT
    The East Bay jazz scene remains vibrant as we head toward the end of summer 2014....
  • Player Profile: Carlos Rogers
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT
    Meet Raiders Legend Lester Hayes at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Ted Hendricks at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Oakland Raiders Back to Football 5K Run, presented by Kaiser Permanente, will bring ... (more)...