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Inside the East Bay’s Fantasy Makers

Calla Camero

December 22, 2014

A few miles outside of Berkeley is a quaint, two-story home with a white picket fence and an American flag on its front porch. A few blocks to the left is an elementary school, and a few blocks to the right is a small church. The neighborhood is quiet - perfect for a small family, or a retired couple, or even fitting fo...

Hibbity Dibbity and the anatomy of a jam band

Calla Camero

December 17, 2014

San Francisco band, Hibbity Dibbity, is made up of members Jack Gehegan, Parker Simon, Tom Relling, and Chris Braun. The four came together about two years ago after Tom and Chris started writing songs together in Chris’s basement. Since then, they have played at countless venues in the city, ra...

What is more obscene, violence or a female nipple?

Calla Camero

December 8, 2014

Before an American child turns eighteen, they see over two hundred thousand acts of violence and forty-thousand murders on TV but not one female nipple. So what is more obscene? You would think, even hope, that the answer would be more discernible, but the truth is that it is not. Now, people ar...

The Art of Surfing

Calla Camero

December 7, 2014

http://youtu.be/7H7qeYcrfMA Ocean Beach is known for having one of the most powerful, unpredictable, and thrilling waves around. From the Cliff House all the way down to the Sloat Beach access, this heavy line keeps surfers on their toes with its erratic conditions. While some think it is too dangerous...

Healthy food for the broke college student

Calla Camero

December 3, 2014

Now that Thanksgiving is over, the leftovers are running out, and we are returning to our normal routines of school, work, and (if you are like me) a very small budget for food, it is time for the college student’s guide to eating healthy. This guide will be giving cheap and easy recipes for breakfast, ...

Keith Haring: The Political Line at de Young Museum

Calla Camero

November 18, 2014

  The de Young Fine Arts museum located in Golden Gate park has opened its Keith Haring exhibit called Keith Haring: The Political Line. This is the first exhibition in the United States to feature the deeply political nature of the art of Keith Haring, American pop artist and social activist of the 1980s. The P...

Lena Dunham is not that kind of girl

Calla Camero

November 7, 2014

In case you have not heard what everyone is raving about, news is that writer-actress Lena Dunham may be a sexual predator. The Girls actress is being criticized for an excerpt she made in her new memoir, Not That Kind of Girl. Here are the recounts from her memoir, "As [Grace] grew, I took t...

From me to you, love notes to the city

Calla Camero

October 28, 2014

http://vimeo.com/109819265 Shannon Weber is changing the world, one love note at a time. And she's starting with San Francisco. As a mother of three, it all started with notes to her kids, expressing her love and appreciation for them. Shortly after, it turned into a passion when she started ...

At the paddock: Remote control drifting

Calla Camero

October 22, 2014

At first glance, it may seem like just a warehouse full of guys driving around remote controlled cars on a track that goes nowhere. But stay long enough, and it is so much more than that. Stay long enough, and you can see why RC Fatlace Drifting becomes a lifestyle, with an emphasis on style. For ...

Young artists showcase work at ‘the loin’

Calla Camero

September 19, 2014

Doing what you love and making money don’t often fall into the same category. Put into the mix being a college student, and those odds drop even lower. But sometimes being both young and passionate work out to ones advantage. Take Poor Won Jive, for example. A collaboration of three young artists, who ...

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