Jack London Square

Angel Island State Park  (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Bay Area One-Day ‘Staycations’ On A Budget

Complemented with free or low-cost attractions, an entire day can be enjoyed that’s very affordable, even if you insist on taking the car. Here are five of the best day trips on a budget near the Bay Area.

10/18/2014

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Best Finds At San Francisco’s Treasure Island Flea & Jack London Square

See what fun you can have visiting a Bay Area flea market such as Jack of All Trades Market or Treasure Island Flea, where the creative people you meet are happy to share ideas and you can stay within budget.

09/23/2014

US President Barack Obama Visits Oakland | 07.23.12

Best Attractions For Art Lovers In The East Bay

Featuring a diverse collection of art forms, the East Bay offers some of the most comprehensive works of art in California.

05/31/2014

View of downtown Oakland from Lake Merritt (Wikipedia)

Proposed Residential Towers At Jack London Square Spark Ire In Oakland

A proposal to build two residential towers on the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square is drawing the ire of some Oakland residents.

05/20/2014

Oakland shooting, Jack London Square

Admitted Gang Member Claims Responsibility For Oakland Restaurant Murders

An admitted gang member said in court Thursday that he, not his co-defendant, was the person who fired multiple shots at a restaurant near Oakland’s Jack London Square three years ago that killed two people and wounded five others.

04/10/2014

Fashion Runway (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Best Upcoming Fashion Events In The East Bay

The East Bay is heating up with fashion events that highlight indie makers and collectors as well as fashion-forward designers.

01/07/2014

oakland-coliseum

Warriors Owners May Push To Buy A’s, Build Oakland Waterfront Stadium

The owners of the Golden State Warriors have reportedly been approached about buying the A’s as part of a plan that would keep the team in Oakland in a waterfront stadium near Jack London Square.

12/19/2013

Oakland shooting, Jack London Square

Reputed Gang Members Found Guilty In Oakland Restaurant Murders

Two reputed gang members were each convicted Wednesday of two counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder for a shooting at a restaurant near Jack London Square in April 2011 that left two people dead and five others wounded.

11/21/2013

Club Anton (www.clubanton.com)

Man Shot, Killed At Club In Oakland’s Jack London Square

An investigation is underway to determine what led to a fatal shooting at Club Anton in Oakland Saturday morning.

08/31/2013

BART Strike

BART Breaks Ridership Records On First Day Of Bay Bridge Closure

BART ridership rose noticeably because of the Bay Bridge closure Wednesday night to allow crews to transition traffic onto the bridge’s new eastern span, a BART spokesman said Thursday morning.

CBS San Francisco–08/29/2013

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