Stories about Oakland

48 Hills Big Week

BIG WEEK: What to do Oct. 14-20, 2015

Treasure Island Music Fest, Clarion Alley Block Party, Felabration, Trolley Dances, Litcrawl, Na Lei Hulu, Mission Sunday Streets, more essential events By Marke B.  BIG WEEK One...
48 Hills Streetopia

Dreaming of a new Streetopia

Groundbreaking 2012 arts festival -- which fought Lee's "art washed" gentrification plan -- is revisited with new book and two events, Thu/15 and Fri/16.  By...

A pricey palace, huge losses in risky investments, a busted bridge — and now the agency responsible wants more...

Behind the power grab by the Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission
48 Hills Big Week: Litquake 2015

BIG WEEK: What to do Oct. 7-13, 2015

Litquake, Shocktoberfest, Sandcastle Contest, Decompression, Latin Legends, Ocean Beach Fest, Indigenous Powwow, Youngblood Brass Band, more essential events. By Marke B.  BIG WEEK The vast tsunami of...

A Millennial’s view of housing in SF

A native sees the city go from the absurd to the insane By Lia Azul Salaverry OCTOBER 5, 2015 -- To say I am a Bay...
48 Hills Big Week

BIG WEEK: What to do Sept 30-Oct 6, 2015

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Castro Street Fair, Veg Fest, Art Night, Sharktoberfest, Algiers, John Carpenter tribute, more essential events this week. By Marke B.  BIG WEEK As the...

The Agenda, Sept. 21 – Sept 27: A big, odd, garbage battle at City Hall …

... Pits the Sierra Club and a giant landfill operator against our local  trash monopoly. Plus: An insane transportation fee goes to the supes,...

Mayor Lee’s delusion: He tells developers the city is doing great

Lots of talk of the business boom, just passing mention of the housing crisis as mayor delivers speech to real-estate industry breakfast By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER...

BIG WEEK: What to do Sept 23-29, 2015

Folsom Street Fair, Oktoberfest, Superhero Street Fair, OMF, West Wave, Vibez Fest, Blues Fest, Royal Road, Tiara Sensation Pageant, more essential events this week. By...

Should the regional transportation agency be elected?

A new twist in the power struggle over Bay Area planning