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[LIFESTYLE|WINE] New kid on College…Toast

See the full gallery on Posterous Opened on Tuesday. Corner of College and Chabot (Oakland).

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[ART] MoAD opens Romare Bearden Exhibition with Free Admission

VIBE: This one is a no-brainer. Presented by the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco,  “From Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden” is a traveling exhibition that is part of a national centennial celebration of Bearden, an American artist of African American descent who is widely acknowledged as one of the most talented and original visual artists …

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[LIFESTYLE] My new best friend. Gasbuddy.com

VIBE: In the past I never really paid attention to gas prices until it was time to buy a car, and I haven’t done that in a few years. I mean if you gotta drive to work, you gotta drive to work, right? But recently, I caught the “I’m paying too much for gas” bug, having seen a $105 price …

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[AUTO|LIFESTYLE] Life in the fast lane

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[Photo: Politics] President Obama…not a bad set of wheels

VIBE: Some of us were in the neighborhood when President Obama swung through the St. Regis in San Francisco yesterday. Were you? See the full gallery on Posterous The President’s limo on Mission at 3rd in front of the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD). SF Police, Secret Service and no doubt a number of other agencies helped clear the way. No …

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[VIDEO: ENVIRONMENT] KGOTV Channel 7 covers Oakland’s Lake Merritt Makeover

VIBE: I took a little break over the past week. Ahh. And while I was gone, KGOTV Channel 7 ran a story on Lake Merritt. Perhaps they read my blog post first?? 🙂 OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Major changes are coming to part of Lake Merritt and much of it is being done to return the lake to a more …

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Quote of the day…

“Let the best days of your past be the worst of your future.” Indeed.

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[LIFESTYLE] Oakland’s Lake Merritt Makeover

VIBE: With all the construction going on at the southwest end (12th Street) of Lake Merritt, I thought you might want to get caught up (or reminded) on what all the noise is about. In November 2002 (yep, 8 yrs ago!), over 80% of Oakland voters passed Measure DD, a $198.25 million bond measure. Funded projects include parks, trails, bridges, a …

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[VIDEO | KIDS | TECH] 3yr olds on Skype

I couldn’t resist this one. That’s my 3yr/3mo old (Amaya) talking to her best friend (Brandon 3yr/9mo) on Skype this morning. Kinda scary. I mean, what will they be using in Kindergarten? And if you want to hear the “conversation”… p611.mov Watch on Posterous  

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[THEATER] Thumbs up! African American Shakespeare presents Twelfth Night

VIBE:  Ten reaons to see Twelfth Night…(drum roll) 10. You’re always complaining about how there’s nothing to do.9. No that you know about it, you have no excuse.8. Afterwards you’ll be 5 minutes from a drink at 1300 Fillmore.7. If you’re a single guy, you’ll learn that theater is a grat place to meet intelligent women.6.African American Shakespeare always does …

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