Life in East Oakland

Profile of The East Oakland Switchboard

  The East Oakland Switchboard is located right around the corner from me.  For three years, I’ve walked and ridden past it and wondered what the business does.  Formerly homeless, I could tell it was

Design your destiny then print BIG.

Some people wait on life to define them and others design and define life for themselves. When you get that opportunity to show off your design, make sure you print big. Early Eighties In the

Sweet and Bitter

I’m leaving my $1400 – a-month two-bedroom rented house, locking my closet door; otherwise, known as my front door, with the leaky roof above it.  I lock the two locks on my security door and