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Businesses find new opportunity in food that once went to waste

Businesses find new opportunity in food that once went to waste

Tara Duggan,
San Francisco Chronicle

April 20, 2016


Filed under Metro

Bay Area shoppers will soon be able to get a new kind of local produce at Whole Foods stores. Affectionately known as ugly produce, the fruits and vegetables are perfectly healthy and safe yet are usually left to rot because they don’t meet typical supermarket cosmetic standards. Bags of the aesthet...

San Francisco Giant’s Championship Pattern

San Francisco Giant’s Championship Pattern

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

In 2010, 2012 and 2014, the San Francisco Giants defied the odds and brought a World Series title back to San Francisco. With the Giants 2016 season underway, the Bay Area has to wonder if another even year championship is in the cards? One thing is for sure: When compared to the three even year World S...

Kaepernick trade not likely for 49ers

Kaepernick trade not likely for 49ers

Shomari Block,
Contributor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

If you believe the reports, the San Francisco 49ers traded quarterback Colin Kaepernick to the Denver Broncos every day for the last two weeks. This occurred after the 49ers traded Kaepernick to both the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets. At this point, a Kapernick trade report should have as much credibility as a we...

SF supervisors seek to make employers pay for family bonding time

SF supervisors seek to make employers pay for family bonding time

Heather Knight,
San Francisco Chronicle

April 14, 2016


Filed under Metro

San Francisco on Tuesday is nearly certain to become the first municipality in the nation to mandate that employers offer fully paid bonding time to employees with babies. But the expected easy passage by the Board of Supervisors belies heated opposition from some small-business owners. Currently, Californi...

Hella hyphy in the Yay Area

Hella hyphy in the Yay Area

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

The New York Times lists the East Bay as a top place to visit in 2016 and rightly so because living here is the bee’s knees. I first moved to the Bay when I started my freshman year at Cal State East Bay and having lived in the Los Angeles and Orange County area my whole life, the distinction between...

Runners compete in CCAA championships

Runners compete in CCAA championships

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Sports

The California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference Cross Country Championships were held on Sunday at Speedway Meadows in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Cal State East Bay first-year Head Coach Tony Nicolosi has only been on the job a few months, but after a couple impressive showings by runners...

Baalke to blame for 49ers struggles

Baalke to blame for 49ers struggles

Shomarl H. Block,
Contributor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

Looking into my crystal ball to see what the future holds for the 49ers, here’s what I see: Colin Kaepernick jerseys on clearance racks at Ross stores across the country, endless streams of sports talk radio callers condemning CEO Jed York for his ineptitude as an owner. “How could he fire Harbaugh...He’s...

Gators pummel Pioneers in Hayward showdown

Gators pummel Pioneers in Hayward showdown

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

Despite keeping the score close in every set against San Francisco State, the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team couldn’t pull out a home victory. The Gators took over sole possession of fourth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference when they defeated the Pioneers in H...

Cross country runs wild in Palo Alto

Cross country runs wild in Palo Alto

by Louis LaVenture,
News and Campus Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

With a new coach at the helm, it’s been a fresh start for the men and women’s cross country teams at Cal State East Bay. On Saturday, both squads competed in the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto along with 29 other schools. The women finished in 26th place overall and 8th among NCAA Division II t...

Arte viene a decorar los estaciones de BART

Por Louis LaVenture,
Editor de Deportes y del Campus

August 27, 2015


Filed under Spanish

La junta directiva de BART votó en unanimidad el 13 de agosto a favor de un proyecto denominado “Arte en el Tránsito,” que dará a los artistas la oportunidad de decorar áreas designadas en las estaciones, además de algunas zonas ya decoradas. Las tres estaciones mencionadas en los planes...

BART approves station art

BART approves station art

By Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Metro

BART’s board of directors voted unanimously Aug. 13 in favor of a project dubbed “Art in Transit,” which will give artists the opportunity to decorate designated areas in stations in addition to some current decorated areas. The three stations mentioned in BART’s plans include 19th Street...

Niners in flux? Not a chance

Niners in flux? Not a chance

Alex Boucher,
Contributor

July 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As football fans know, the San Francisco 49ers’ 2015 offseason was somewhat tumultuous. Jim Harbaugh, the head coach who led the Niners to three straight NFC championship games and a Super Bowl, left to coach the University of Michigan. Shortly after Harbaugh’s departure, talented players such a...

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