“It wasn’t hard to be a Tupac fan when I was in high school,” says Oakland rapper, music producer, record label owner, and dad, Tahajiye Edwards. “But people thought you were a little strange when
“I’m leaving here today Yes, I’m going back home to stay Yes, I’m walking to New Orleans” Fats Domino This is the first in a series about how one family is addressing inherited land. Taxes
The atmosphere holds East Oakland close with an overcast sky. The maritime air has a chill to it. The wind and the noise of the traffic whip into my ears as I watch birds soar
Kayaking near Oakland’s airport? That could become reality if a series of projects led by Merritt College’s Environmental Management professors and students get traction with City and County agencies and grant requests get funded. The
I stared deeply into his brown eyes, not because I was trying to avoid looking at the graphic carnage that had been inflicted upon the rest of his body, but because I was transfixed by
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Prospective Berkeley Law student Clarence Ford, 28, has a 360-degree perspective on the law most lawyers lack. He was first arrested for marijuana possession at 17. Ford’s rap sheet eventually included armed robbery — three
“No struggle. No strain. Be happy,” the clipped yet gentle voice of my yoga teacher rings in my ears as I make my best attempt to stay in an impossible pose, smile and breathe, simultaneously.