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    Castro Farmers’ Market Will Return for the Season on April 3, 2024

    The seasonal return of the Castro Farmers’ Market will take place on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, with Northern California’s freshest fruits and vegetables, live music, and a lively atmosphere for…

    Consequences

    Consequences

    By Joanie Juster– By now the ballots from the March 5 election should have been tallied and the results announced. The flood of political ads on our airwaves, in our…

    Oakland Restaurant Week 2024

    Oakland Restaurant Week 2024

    By Liam P. Mayclem– Oakland, California, has a richly diverse community that spans countless ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. With its residents speaking over 125 languages, rest assured that The Town…

    A Taste of Oakland

    A Taste of Oakland

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– Every day is Black History Day, so just because Black History Month is over doesn’t mean that we should stop celebrating Black culture.…

    Peace, Love, and Piroshkis at a Gracious New LGBTQ+ Eatery

    Peace, Love, and Piroshkis at a Gracious New LGBTQ+ Eatery

    By David Landis, The Gay Gourmet– Finding a new restaurant before others discover it is thrilling. When that restaurant is owned by two queer women, employing folks who are gender…

    ‘SHE CAN’ Rosé From the Acclaimed McBride Sisters and a Vinous Trip to France

    ‘SHE CAN’ Rosé From the Acclaimed McBride Sisters and a Vinous Trip to France

    By Leslie Sbrocco– 2022 Château de Saint Cosme, Cotes du Rhône, France $19 http://www.saintcosme.com Many wine drinkers are familiar with reds from the southern French region of the Cotes du…

    How a Lifetime of Tech Keeps Me Popping

    How a Lifetime of Tech Keeps Me Popping

    By NaNoshka “Nosh” Johnson– The importance of the internet as a business tool cannot be denied. When used correctly, it can lead to increased sales and enhanced customer service. I’ve…

    Citizenship Fragility

    Citizenship Fragility

    By Derek Barnes– Over the last eight years and primarily during election season, political pundits and leaders have tried to gain their base’s attention and support by using hyperbole that…

    Lessons From the 2022 U.S. Trans Survey Preliminary Report

    Lessons From the 2022 U.S. Trans Survey Preliminary Report

    By Pau Crego– Earlier this month, the National Center for Transgender Equality published a preliminary report on the 2022 U.S. Trans Survey (USTS), the largest and most comprehensive study of…

    My 2023 Manic Travels in Review, Part Two

    My 2023 Manic Travels in Review, Part Two

    By John Chen– 2023 was an exciting traveling year for me. The pandemic finally ended so it was time to breathe some fresh air, see and hear new sights and…