letter to the editor

Supporting BART retrofitting

Beginning early next year, BART will start service systemwide one hour later for a vital retrofit of the Transbay Tube, which will impact thousands of our early-morning riders. The line connecting the East Bay and San Francisco, called the Transbay Tube, is BART’s most critical asset. Although it is structurally
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Taking a gap decade

On the mark

After my gap decade or two, I’m back. Along the way, there came to be many stories to tell — stories that don’t fall neatly into the prefabricated categories of the college-to-career mill.
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Rolling Loud 2018: Chxpo

When San Francisco-based Lil Kayla was inexplicably replaced — only to arrive an hour or so later for a brief set — by a half-baked performance from Cleveland-based rapper Chxpo, people quickly took notice, and they were not happy.
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Rolling Loud 2018: Pusha T

No other artist at the Rolling Loud festival was as seasoned or experienced a performer as Pusha T. With more than two decades under his belt, the rapper’s moniker is no longer just in reference to his alleged days as a drug dealer.
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Thunderous sound at Rolling Loud

Rolling Loud is new to the Bay Area and even newer to Oakland — for its second stint in Northern California, Rolling Loud was held at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum grounds, cementing its status not only as a celebration of rap and hip-hop but also specifically of Bay Area rap and hip-hop.
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