Oakland

12:05pm

Mon May 21, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Le Panique

Photo courtesy of https://www.facebook.com/lepaniquesf

What’s the point of seeing a band live? You want them to be lively, of course. And Le Panique, the band we’re featuring today, knows that. This group, from San Francisco, thinks that if the audience sees the band having fun, it will translate to them. You can check out that translation on Wednesday May 23, when they play Eli’s Mile High Club in Oakland.

5:10pm

Wed May 16, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Gas, Break, Pedal: A New Way To Cycle

With just a ten millimeter wrench and a screwdriver, Brian Simmons has built and sold more than 100 motorized bicycles in Oakland, CA, under the label Rebelbikes. The company has been around for three years. The two-man shop based out of the comfort of his living room.

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4:38pm

Mon April 23, 2012
Arts & Culture

Temescal in a time of change

In many ways, the Bay Area is still struggling to recover from the housing market crisis. Although some housing prices are rising, only a few neighborhoods have returned to the peaks reached in 2006. And most of them are in Silicon Valley. Richard K. Green, director of the Lusk Center for Real Estate at the University of Southern California, told the San Jose Mercury News that, “Oakland is still dead.”

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9:27am

Thu March 29, 2012
BULLSEYE

Bullseye: Lateef the Truthspeaker, Moshe Kasher, Undefeated

On this week's BullseyeLateef the Truthspeaker - Oakland MC and one of the founding members of the hip-hop collective / record label Quannum Projects, whose members include DJ Shadow, Lyrics Born and Blackalicious.

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2:00pm

Tue March 20, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Oakland holds town hall meeting with Too Short

Last month, a controversial video was posted on the website XXL with Oakland rapper Too $hort offering some questionable (and not to mention illegal) advise to young boys once they “start feeling a certain way about girls.”

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