Oakland

5:31pm

Tue March 10, 2015
Economy/Labor/Biz

The tipless restaurant movement

https://www.flickr.com/photos/booleansplit/

 

Alyssa Arian has worked in San Francisco restaurants for a decade and, like most servers, she got into it for the tips.

“Some nights you leave with $80 or $90,” she says. “$100 is kind of the average mark for what you want as a server, sort of anywhere in this city I think as a minimum.”

Since February, though, Arian hasn’t earned any tips. She’s working at Sous Beurre Kitchen, a new French spot in the Mission where tipping’s not allowed.

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7:20am

Fri March 6, 2015
News

Cannabis News Roundup: 03.06.15

transmitdistort

More groups favor legalization… Federal court in Washington State still  convicting growers… Art contest… Utah rabbits hopped up on illegal grows… and more.

LEGALIZATION

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2:40pm

Tue March 3, 2015
Arts & Culture

The Source: How Jingletown got it's name

Mural in Oakland's Jingletown neighborhood.
flickr user "Oakland Daily Photo."

  In our current era of electronic transfers, bank cards and direct deposit, it is easy to forget that people used to go home at the end of the week with a pay envelope filled with... money! In fact, the name of one Bay Area neighborhood is based upon that old practice. 

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9:45am

Wed February 25, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Qeyno co-founder Kalimah Priforce describes the purpose of the "rite of passage" ceremony at the end of the My Brother's Keeper Hackathon.
Nicole A. West Oakland North

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

 415, meet 628: New S.F. area code debuts Saturday // SF Gate

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12:00am

Wed February 11, 2015

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