Artist Victor Ash's 190-foot-tall mural in Oakland aims to raise awareness about food insecurity. (Courtesy of Street Art Mankind)

Oakland's tallest mural raises awareness for Zero Hunger  + more good news from around the Bay Area

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If you're walking or driving down Broadway in Oakland, look up to see artist Victor Ash's stunning 21-story mural of a Black girl on the side of the Marriott City Center. the artwork aims to raise awareness about hunger, especially as it affects our African-American communities.

Plus, Steph Curry surpassed Wilt Chamberlain's all-time scoring record for the Warriors, San Francisco expands vaccine eligibility to teens, and chef Joshua Skenes might invite you to hunt and gather your dinner.


(Courtesy of San Francisco Zoo via SF Chronicle)


S.F. Zoo introducing first kookaburra ambassador since 1994. You'll get to meet him soon
, San Francisco Chronicle

Pretty soon, year-old laughing kookaburra Koan will be free to interact with guests—so start perfecting your call! Read more.


San Francisco Opens COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to All Residents Age 16 and Older, NBC Bay Area

As of Tuesday, all SF residents over the age of 16 can get shots. Currently, the city is administering roughly 12,000 doses of vaccines per day. Read more.


With focus on hunger, tallest mural in Oakland to be completed Thursday, KTVU

Victor Ash's 190-foot-tall mural is part of Street Art for Mankind and the World Food Program USA's initiative to create art around the country to raise awareness about food insecurity. Read more.



Stephen Curry passes Wilt Chamberlain for Warriors all-time scoring record, NBA

As if surpassing the 17,738 point record wasn't enough, the Warriors' Monday night game against Denver also marked Curry's third time scoring over 50 points this season. Read more.


This Oddball Chef Wants to Serve You Wild Animals, Outside

Joshua Skenes, the acclaimed Michelin-starred chef of SF's Saison and Angler, has big plans for Skenes Ranch, an invite-only meat-filled dining experience surrounded by nature. Read more.


SF resident estimates she has saved almost $50,000 by getting rid of her car
, SFGate

If you're down to ditch your car, you could save roughly $700 a month—and get in quite the leg workout while you're at it. Read more.

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