The Best Of The East Bay: Our Nominations
Diablo Magazine’s Best Of The East Bay is a massively influential list of all of the top local businesses in Walnut Creek and the surrounding area. You’ve definitely seen the plaques all around Concord, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, and the Diablo area.
Woman Left Her AirPods on a Plane after Landing in San Francisco. She Tracked Them to an Airport Worker's Home.”
Losing your belongings while traveling can be an incredibly frustrating experience. And for one woman, Alisabeth Hayden, losing her AirPods on a flight from Tokyo to San Francisco was more than just an inconvenience - it was a lifeline to her husband who is on secondment in the military.
"Why Lower-Priced Homes in San Francisco Are Appreciating While Higher-Priced Homes Are Declining"
"Why Lower-Priced Homes in San Francisco Are Appreciating While Higher-Priced Homes Are Declining" The real estate market in San Francisco has been experiencing some interesting trends in recent years. While home values in the metropolitan area, which includes Oakland and Berkeley, have been declining since the Federal Reserve started raising interest rates, the region's cheapest third of homes have stayed stubbornly high. On the other hand, prices for the most expensive third of homes have been dropping faster and more dramatically.
Beloved Oakland Barbecue Restaurant Robbed Twice in Successive Nights
Beloved Oakland Barbecue Restaurant Robbed Twice in Successive Nights. Oakland's beloved barbecue restaurant, Everett and Jones, was hit with two burglaries on successive nights last week. The family-owned restaurant on Broadway, an institution for 50 years, was robbed around 3:30 a.m. last Monday. The burglar broke a window by the restaurant's side door, went through the store, kicked in the office door, and took a power saw to the door of the safe. The thief was unable to saw through the safe, so they took a cash box and a smaller safe containing a few thousand dollars.
Has U.S History Discriminated Minorities? This Californian Ellis Island Tells an Uncomfortable Truth
When visiting San Francisco, many tourists will no doubt take the opportunity to visit Angel Island State Park, a National Historic Landmark since 1997. Visitors can enjoy the wonderful views of the Bay Area from this natural piece of heaven on earth where once upon a time, before the United States existed, Miwok Native Americans, made the most of the 740-acre island as a fishing and hunting site. It was also the island where Spanish explorers, the first Europeans to first enter the San Francisco Bay in 1775, anchored off their ship. In command and master of the ship was Juan Manuel de Ayala, a Spanish naval officer who played a key role in the European exploration of California, and also known for drawing one the first maps of the San Francisco Bay.
Heartbreak in Larkspur: After 40 Years Of Serving The Community, Lucky Supermarket Closes Its Doors!
Lucky Supermarket in downtown Larkspur, California, has confirmed that it is closing its doors next month, leaving the community heartbroken. The budget store has been supporting the working-class community in the area with its budget prices for over 40 years since it opened in 1982. However, it is permanently closing its doors at 6 pm on April 14.
"Explore the Russ Building: A Landmark of Downtown San Francisco"
The Russ Building in San Francisco is a historic landmark that has captured the attention of onlookers for nearly a century. From its vantage point, you can see a panoramic view of the city, including the Transamerica Pyramid, Coit Tower, Alcatraz, and Mount Diablo. The flag on top of the building is a unique feature raised and lowered daily following patriotic tradition. One of the few structures in San Francisco still equipped with a flagpole is The Russ Building, which is examined by qualified steeplejacks every four years.
The Happiest City & American Happiness Factors
Thomas Jefferson's comment on happiness suggests that physical comfort and mental tranquility are essential components of happiness. For many Americans, factors such as their living conditions, their children's well-being, their financial stability, access to food and healthcare, and the ability to retire comfortably are critical factors that impact their happiness.
The Cost Of Living In The Bay Area
If you are already a California resident looking to relocate to the Bay Area or, you are relocating your family to CA, you may have heard that the Bay Area is one of the most expensive places to live. Even though this might be true there are a lot of contributing factors to the cost of living and when you break it down you might see that it is not as costly as some make it sound. Most areas that have a higher cost of living are also known for having higher wages. It is all relative.
Pinterest to Consolidate Office Space and Cut Jobs in Restructuring Effort
To streamline operations and cut costs, Pinterest has announced a restructuring plan that includes consolidating office space and laying off workers. As a Securities and Exchange Commission filing outlines, the company will pay almost $100 million to implement this plan.
4 Cities in California Have Been Ranked as the Rudest Cities in America
Disclaimer:The following information is updated for 2023. It is for educational purposes. In the beautiful state of California, four cities have been ranked as some of the rudest cities in America.
How To Choose the Right SEO Agency in Brisbane for Your Business
"AD" This post may include affiliate links or ads. If you purchase anything through the affiliated links, the author/website may earn a commission. Do you want your business to reach its full potential online? Then, choosing the right SEO Agency in Brisbane is a crucial step towards achieving that goal. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to find the perfect fit for your unique needs. But fear not! In this post, we'll explore why selecting the right SEO agency is vital to your success and provide tips on how to choose the best one for you. So buckle up and get ready to take your online presence to new heights with the help of an expert team by your side!
Local Civil Rights Chapter Shuns Multi-Million Dollar Reparation Payout as San Francisco Residents Remain Stunned
San Francisco residents were left stunned as a local civil rights chapter rejected a financial settlement that would effectively make hundreds of city dwellers financially free for life. The package, as a part of a negotiated reparations proposal, would provide a minimum of $5 million dollars to each individual of a certain ethnic group who could prove that they qualified.
SF elder resident losing her million dollar after defaulting on reverse mortgage, her home sold for around 15k
The story of an 81-year-old German immigrant losing her $1.4 million condo in San Francisco’s Upper Haight district after taking out a reverse mortgage and falling behind on property taxes has recently made headlines. The woman, Rosemarie Benter, then took out a $9,519 loan, not realizing that her house became collateral and that she was at risk of losing it if she defaulted. The lender then foreclosed on her home and auctioned it off for $12,464, an amount much lower than its value.
America's steepest street isn't in San Francisco
Sure, San Francisco has its hilly streets. But when it comes to the title of America's Steepest Street, that honor goes to Canton Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This street has gained national attention for its extreme incline, which has made it a popular destination for thrill-seekers and cyclists alike.
Teachers Walkout as Strikes Continue Across California
A new walkout in Oakland is now adding to the strikes across the state of California as educational workers and support staff demand higher wages and better hours, freezing multiple school districts.
The Body of Popular San Francisco DJ Jeffrey "JV" Vandergrift Has Been Found
The worst has been confirmed. Popular long-time DJ Jeffrey “JV” Vandergrift’s body was found at Pier 39 in San Francisco. The news has been confirmed by the San Francisco Medical Examiner. It was discovered Wednesday night. He was 54 years of age.
Endangered Birds of Prey Safe on Zoo Grounds Following Storm Damage
A hooded vulture, listed as endangered, managed to escape from its aviary at the Oakland Zoo during a recent storm. The aviary was destroyed after a large tree fell on it due to the wind-packed storm that hit the Bay Area. Fortunately, the vulture and five other exotic birds, including two pied crows and three superb starlings, remained on the zoo grounds.
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