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Billie Joe Armstrong To Open A Guitar Store In Oakland Next Month

In the market for a new guitar?


Deep Singh

Bay Area Comic Book Writers Introduce First Sikh Super Hero … Who Loves Elvis

There’s a new superhero in town and he doesn’t sport a cape, mask or wear embarrassing tights. He wears a turban. His name is Deep Singh – and he fights the Taliban!


Hack the Hood

Weekend Magazine: Hack The Hood, Hell & Good Company, And The Powerhouse

Liz Saint John interviews three guests every Sunday morning covering a variety of issues and topics. She talks with representatives from Bay Area non-profit organizations, documentary filmmakers, authors, and professors. You can listen to the broadcast […]


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The Beer & Bacon Festival Is Returning To Oakland Next Month!

Oh God, we’re already drooling: the Beer & Bacon Fest is returning for its second annual fête this March 15, 2015, and they’re not playing around. This year’s vendors reads like the haut monde of hogs: Bacon Bacon, Hog’s […]


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Watch: Oakland Singer Fantastic Negrito Wins NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest

For those unfamiliar, NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert is an incredible series that brings musicians to their offices to play a stripped down set. Passion Pit has done one,  Alt-J did one—even Macklemore laid down some […]

LIVE 105–02/12/2015

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The Buzz: The Left Shark, The Grammys, And The Abominable Case Of The Measles

Happy Friday Bay Area! This week was a busy, sad, and a little bit crazy. Here are the week’s biggest stories, from The Jacka to Ashley Graham and more. Legendary Local Rapper The Jacka Dies […]

LIVE 105–02/06/2015

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SF’s First Cat Cafe, KitTea, Will Finally Open This Spring!

If all goes according to plan, San Francisco’s first new cat cafe, KitTea, will finally allow the floodgates to open for cat lovers in the city to play with kewt adoptable kittehs. Like Oakland’s Cat Town, […]

LIVE 105–02/03/2015

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Remembering The Jacka: Local Venues And Musicians Pay Their Respects

Last night, Bay Area rapper The Jacka was killed by a gunshot in Oakland. By all accounts, the Jacka was loved. As part of Mob Figaz he helped define Bay Area hip hop, and on […]

LIVE 105–02/03/2015

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All The (Non-Noise Pop) Concerts You Need To Know About This February

February tends to be a slow month for concerts, which means there’s a noticeable lack of musicians in town. However, this February, we at least have a few acts are coming our way before Spring arrives. Noise […]

LIVE 105–02/02/2015