The biergarten is already de rigueur in San Francisco. Exhausted the options? Cross over to the East Bay, where warmer climes have encouraged the beer garden boom, and raise a pint to Indian summer.
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.