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Warriors' Harrison Barnes Plays Pick-up Ball in Oakland

While many of the Warriors were caught poppin' bottles of Moët and sippin' Patron after winning the NBA title, forward Harrison Barnes took his celebration to the streets of Oakland. 

Where to Eat Rare Asian Dishes in the Bay Area

The Bay Area has just about all the delicious Asian cuisine you could ever want, but sometimes we crave something extra special. Here are our favorite exotic dishes from across the ocean that have made their way onto local menus.

Shop Talk: Swap-O-Rama-Rama in Oakland + Pier 1 SoMa Closing Sale

If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it on Shop Talk.

East Bay Gems Hidden Inside Pixar Movies

If you said you hated Pixar movies, you'd be lying. In honor of the Emeryville-based animation studio's newest film, Inside Out, which takes place in San Francisco—maybe you've seen some of their cheeky ads on BART— we rounded up all the hidden East Bay references we could find in past movies. Time for a Pixar marathon, no? 

Kim Kardashian West to Speak About 'Objectification of Women' in Oakland

Noted beacon of female empowerment Kim Kardashian West is coming to Oakland to speak about, among other things, the objectification of women. Well, naturally. The Commonwealth Club of California will host Kardashian at an Inforum event on June 30, to be held at the Paramount Theater.  

Weekend Guide: Bike Parties + Where to Watch the Warriors

The summer countdown begins with a bevy of outdoor activities. 

A New Neighborhood Park Is Bringing Fresh Produce to West Oakland

West Oakland, a neighborhood well known for its lack of grocery stores, is taking matters into its own hands with a plan to grow fresh produce in a new neighborhood park. 

Property Porn: $4.25M Stanley Saitowitz Gem in Berkeley

Bay Areans who love a modern project from locally renowned architect Stanley Saitowitz will find much to drool over in this Berkeley home.

Oakland Eats: Starline Social Club Opens in Uptown

This week, it's all about the much-anticipated opening of Starline Social Club in Uptown Oakland. Okay, it's about mom, too, but we think she'll understand our excitement.

Bay Area Bikeshare Expanding to East Bay, Adding More Bikes

Back in 2013, the Bay Area Bikeshare system launched. Around 700 light blue bikes were set up around San Francisco and San Jose, available for people to rent for an hour or more to scoot about town. Two years later, the program, considered an astounding success with nearly a half million riders, plans on not only adding 7,000 more bikes but also expanding to the East Bay. Sweeeet.

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