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Muslim Unity Day at Great America

Muslim Unity Day  at Great America

Beatriz Moreno,
Contributor
September 4, 2014
Filed under Photo Galleries, Pioneer Media

Muslim Unity Day is held annually at Great America in Santa Clara. The event includes admission to the park, live entertainment, bazaar, Halal food and a prayer area.

Protesters target Ringling Bros.

Protesters target  Ringling Bros.

Tyler Dragoni,
Politics Editor
August 21, 2014
Filed under Media, Photo Galleries

Every other year, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus take center stage at the Oakland Arena amid protests. This year’s was no different. Many families hurried their children past disturbing images and videos of elephants being abused while protesters handed out pamphlets informing circus...

Bay Area Halal Fest

Bay Area Halal Fest

Chris Valentine,
Photo Editor
August 14, 2014
Filed under Media, Pioneer Media

California’s Halal Festival was hosted in Newark at the Newpark Mall. The daylong event was hosted to share all foods halal from across the bay. Halal is an Arabic word that means “permissible.” As the Jewish community has foods that are kosher, halal foods follow the diet of Muslims.   ...

Oakland Art and Soul Festival

Oakland Art and Soul Festival

Chris Valentine,
Photo Editor
August 7, 2014
Filed under Media, Photo Galleries, Pioneer Media

Covered in the story by Brianna Leahy, the festival was full of activities and entertainment. Crowds were gathered around stages with music and acrobatics while the hungry gathered around grills and food tents. Lasting two days, the event had multiple streets blocked off in Downtown Oakland. ...

Great Bull Run stampedes Into the Bay

Great Bull Run stampedes Into the Bay

Chris Valentine,
Photo Editor
July 31, 2014
Filed under Media, Photo Galleries, Pioneer Media

The Alameda County Fairgrounds hosted The Great Bull run last weekend, an event that has been all over the country this summer. Traditionally set in Spain, bull runs pit 1,500 pound animals up against brave participants. At the end of the run, there was a large food fight with tomatoes, creating...

CSUEB Hosts The Oakland Jazz Festival

CSUEB Hosts The  Oakland Jazz Festival

Chris Valentine,
Photo Editor
July 23, 2014
Filed under Photo Galleries, Pioneer Media

This past Saturday, the amphitheater at Cal State East Bay was turned into a live music venue. There was a very large turn out of Bay Area residents who listened to jazz and R&B music. Photos by Chris Valentine...

Staying Safe on 4th of July

Staying Safe on 4th of July

July 10, 2014
Filed under Media, Photo Galleries

Staying safe on the 4th of July Fire departments throughout the Bay Area were on alert in order to prevent fires andaccidents caused by fireworks and large crowds. There were still celebrations in almost every city with very few incidents. Photos by Chris Valentine...

Buffalo Bills Brings Team USA to Hayward

Buffalo Bills Brings  Team USA to Hayward

July 8, 2014
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In their last chance to remain in the World Cup, USA played Belgium. Buffalo Bills Brewery housed many fans that were determined to see a victory. However, Belgium won by one goal in the extra time. Photos by Chris Valentine ...

Oakland says farewell to the captain

Oakland says farewell to the captain

June 26, 2014
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New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter played one of his last games before his planned retirement against the Oakland A's at the O.co Coliseum on Friday, June 13. Photos by Chris Valentine

San Francisco’s Flask Mob

San Francisco’s Flask Mob

June 5, 2014
Filed under Media, Photo Galleries

Flask Mob, a street photography and drinking crew, was originally created by a group of individuals from all over the Bay Area as a venue for photographers, artists, and other attendees to make connections and shoot street photography. Bringing a flask or bottle of alcohol is encouraged, though mo...

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