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SpeCATular!

June 3, 2013

By Nicole Ellis Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur. Happy kitty, sleepy kitty, purr, purr, purr. The Walker Art Center, a contemporary art center in Minneapolis, hosted last year’s Internet Cat Video Festival and Oakland had the honor of hosting it this year. Oakland seems like a gr...

Nutrition in the Raw

Nutrition in the Raw

May 13, 2013

By Nicole Ellis Photos by Samantha Benedict The word juice means different things to different people. The “juice-heads” in Jersey aren’t the same juicers who work with Barry Bonds or Lance Armstrong. And those juicers are completely different than the juicers shopping at Whole Foods. The more common and accepted ju...

Little Libraries with a Big Message

May 4, 2013

By Nicole Ellis Photos by Jessica Worthington It’s a birdfeeder! It’s a mailbox! No, it’s a library! Walking past Kittredge School on 25th Avenue and Lake Street in the Richmond District sits a wooden box that measures about twenty-three inches wide and eighteen inches high. The rustic looki...

San Francisco Welcomes Back Allen Ginsberg

April 30, 2013

By Nicole Ellis Only in San Francisco can Vermeer, Allen Ginsberg, and ancient terracotta soldiers be displayed within five miles of one another. The city is a cosmopolis. A fusion of everything from cultures to taste, and it’s the perfect place for these five traveling exhibits to stop and disp...

Ruff Life

March 12, 2013

  By Nicole Ellis Photos by Samantha Benedict BIG DAWGS RESCUE The name says it all, Big Dawgs Rescue. Founded in 2009, the nonprofit organization has found homes for over three thousand dogs around the bay area. The Livermore based rescue organization is run by its founder, Joanne Rivero. R...

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