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This Weekend in the Yay Area

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Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Is KPFA community radio going extinct?

With its recent street protests, office occupations, and renegade broadcasts, Berkeley’s community radio station KPFA (94.1FM) typifies what people mean when they use the word “Berserkeley.” However, these confrontations are not merely some beatnik brouhaha, but in fact represent an existential threat to the future of community radio, and implicate one of Oakland’s current Mayoral

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru May 25th

Hello everybody!  I took a short hiatus from my weekly column and newsletter because life just sometimes requires you to take a break to get everything done.  I’ve been traveling, I’ve been visiting, I’ve been working and...

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

This Week/End in the YaY! Area thru Feb 23

It’s less than a month until Spring arrives on March 20th, but you wouldn’t really be able to tell here in the Bay.  Although we had a few days of showers, it has been really beautiful with...

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

This Week/End in the YaY! Area thru Feb 16

  Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Don’t you just love, LOVE.  I do!  We are all surrounded by love, every day.  Whether you are coupled or single, there is plenty to do this weekend in the YaY! for everyone. ...

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

This Week/End in the YaY! Area thru Feb 9th

  The YaY! Area is poppin’ in the month of February!  So much so that I had to put out this week’s column a little early.  Why, you may ask?  Because TONIGHT (Tuesday night), for one night...

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

This Week/End in the YaY! Area thru Feb 2nd

Have you recovered from the holidaze yet?  After taking a month long hiatus, This Weekend in the YaY! Area is BAAAAAACK!   And it’s coming back with a big BANG!  This week/end is chock full of AMAZING things...

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Countdown to the New Year – YaY! Area

Six more days, can you believe it six more days until the end of 2013! Where did this year go? Even though it is ONLY six more days until we jump into 2014 the YaY! Area is...

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru Dec 8

It is finally here, the HoliGays!  After a two week vacation to enjoy some much needed family time for turkey day, the YaY! is back and better than ever.  Check out what is going down this weekend...

Friday, November 15th, 2013

This Weekend in the YaY! Area through Nov 17th

Welcome to the weekend Bay Area!  Live music, poetry, art, dancing and fundraising are all on the menu this weekend here in the YaY!  Plenty to do and lots of places to do it in.  So pick...

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

This weekend in the YaY! Area through Nov. 10

Oh Bay Area, the nights are starting earlier, the chill is in the air, sweaters, scarves and quirky coats are about to be de riguer.  This weekend has plenty of exciting events for you to enjoy the...

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