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Escape From SF: Anthony Chabot Regional Park

For this week's Escape from SF, we head to nearby Anthony Chabot Park. Just 20 minutes outside of Oakland, the 5,067-acre park offers year-round camping and miles upon miles of hiking and riding trails (horses and bikes).

Property Porn: An Oakland Hills Mediterranean for $3M

This Mediterranean masterpiece was built in 1936 and recently remodeled according to a Gordon Pierce design. The resulting home is adorned with arched doorways, beamed ceilings, and an exquisite curved stairway. 

Levi's Revamps West Oakland Skate Park

The joyful sound of wheels grinding against cement could be heard all throughout West Oakland over the weekend, as Levi's revealed a revamped skate park in DeFremery Park.

How to Navigate Oakland's Art Murmur Like a Pro

First Friday is the perfect time to get to know Oakland. It’s a swirling, lively collection of open galleries, events, and food trucks. Every bar is jumping, every stage is occupied, and every part of the city is ready to be seen. Take BART or a Lyft instead of trying to park, carry cash for the staggering food truck lineup, and bring along your sense of adventure.

Oakland Eats: Plum Bar Expands, a New Brewery, & a Scandalous Alameda Speakeasy

This week in East Bay restaurant news is all about the booze — or, the bar scene, rather. From the expansion of an already popular bar concept to a scandalous speakeasy, you now have even more options for good drinking (and eating) on this side of the Bay.

Oakland's Top Sushi Spots, Ranked

The Best Sushi in Oakland

Hankering for sushi across the Bay Bridge? We ranked Oakland's top six options so that you can stop fighting and just eat already. 

Oakland Eats: New Falafel and Ice Cream Spots, Fusion Tacos, & More

Happy eating, East Bay-ers! This week, find new destinations for falafel and fusion tacos in Uptown Oakland, ice cream in Temescal, and a food-friendly drinking destination in Berkeley. 

5 Ways To Get Out on the Water This Summer

Make this the summer you actually take advantage of living near the ocean by learning to windsurf, kiteboard, or sail around the bay. 

How to Spend the Perfect Sunny Day in Oakland

Sure it's pretty sunny in SF, but it's nothing compared to the glorious rays that shine down just across the Bay Bridge. Take advantage of the warmth and good feels with this guide to the perfect sun-filled day in Oakland. 

Classic Movie Scenes Shot in Berkeley and Oakland

You might have spotted Skinny Pete from Breaking Bad walking around Lake Merritt this week. Actor Charles Baker is starring in a new indie film, August Falls, which is currently shooting in Oakland and Berkeley.

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