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A Long Walk for Nuclear Disarmament

  The Chinese philosopher Lao Tze once observed, “[A] journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” On Sunday morning, March 22nd, in Oakland, Buddhist monk and peace activist Brother Senji Kanada along with two other Buddhist monks and 15 other supporters began the third day of a three week-long walk to promote […]

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Best Eats in East Oakland

Oakland Voices correspondents compiled a list of their favorite places to eat in East Oakland, ranging from fresh donuts to birria – goat stew. The restaurants and taco trucks will take you on a tour of International Boulevard. All are single $ — meaning inexpensive. Some take cash only. All are mouth-watering. Here you go […]

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Oakland Firefighters put out house fire

A house fire in the 1100 block of Bayview Avenue damaged the structure but did not cause any injuries yesterday. Oakland firefighters responded about 2:30 p.m.; witnesses said it took about an hour and 15 minutes to put the fire out. The man who lives in the house reported seeing a fire in a planter […]

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Canticle Farms: Dancing on the Horizon

When one hears the word “farm,” all sorts of images cross one’s mind.  The idyllic world described in the childhood nursery rhyme  “Old McDonald.”  Small truck farms located on the margins of country roads.  Or maybe the acres and acres of farmland one sees driving down I-5. Canticle Farm is none of these.  Rather it […]