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Music Monday: Esinchell is a Storyteller to Savor

One of the hip hop MC's main strengths has always been the ability to tell stories, to provide insight and draw listeners into the music through vivid imagery and personal accounts. At it's best, hop hop earns...
Crowds packed the opening party for the Actual Cafe in North Oakland Share

Actual Cafe Opening An Actual Success (Community News)

It looked like the people spilling out of the Actual Cafe and onto the sidewalks on 65th Street and San Pablo on Friday night weren't feel bad at all about having to squeeze past their fellow revellers to...
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Port of Oakland: Last minute deal helps truckers pay for retrofits, keep working

Low-income truckers who would have been shut out of working at the Port of Oakland on Jan. 4  now have a reprieve, thanks to the the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the California Air...
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Oscar Grant and Popular Power

On this anniversary of Oscar Grant’s murder by BART cop Johannes Mehserle, there’s a lot we should be remembering: Oscar’s life, the needs of his family and the community, the love we have for one...