How do you keep at-risk Oakland youth from getting into trouble and staying in school? Tyrone Stevenson, aka “The Scraper King” has an answer: give them a bike, let them customize it and ride together as a community—but only if you maintain a 2.0 GPA and take really good care of your ride.
No longer a sleepy stretch peppered with a few local favorites, College Avenue is the posh address du jour, catering to proud Oakland and Berkeley types intent on sticking it to San Francisco (plus a few SF expats).
October's in session with a long-awaited Indian Summer and lots of excitement in the East Bay. Start your weekend on the right foot by checking out these outdoor festivals. Then, make your way over the the Bay Bridge and join in the action.
New moons clearly mark new beginnings. Cheers to the Autumn Equinox and a whole lot of specialness just waiting to be discovered in the East Bay this weekend. Sneak a peak at what’s ahead: