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Rugby World Cup comes to San Francisco

Rugby World Cup comes to San Francisco
July 3, 2018

In less than one month, AT&T Park in San Francisco will play host to the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens. Previously held in Moscow, Russia, the Rugby World Cup Sevens serves as the pinnacle of achievement...

Powerlifting memberships growing in California

March 7, 2018

At powerlifting competitions, the environment is contagious. Despite all the nerves, jitters and adrenaline floating around, lifters fire each other up with back slaps and shouting. The crowd yells, “UP!...

Lane splitting: The other thing California legalized

Lane splitting: The other thing California legalized
February 7, 2018

Motorcyclist can now legally ride in between lanes Many Californians are caught up in the recent legalization of marijuana, but another controversial topic came to the forefront recently: lane splitting....

Berkeley earthquake rattles Bay Area: Is CSU East Bay seismically safe?

Berkeley earthquake rattles Bay Area: Is CSU East Bay seismically safe?
January 24, 2018

At 2:39 a.m. on Jan. 4, a magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurred in Berkeley that shook most of the Bay Area. On Tuesday night, two back-to-back earthquakes struck the Bay Area again. As a student in my...

CSUEB student turns a side hustle into a legitimate business

CSUEB student turns a side hustle into a legitimate business
January 10, 2018

HustleTea is an East Bay special-tea One guy and a cooler is an unusual place to get your tea or coffee from but if you’ve had HustleTea, then you know it’s not unusual at all. Adrien La, 20, has...

Solving the banking problems for California’s marijuana industry

Solving the banking problems for California’s marijuana industry
January 6, 2018

State Treasurer's Cannabis Banking Working Group provides possible solutions Cannabis is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, defined by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency as having “no currently...

California releases emergency marijuana laws

California releases emergency marijuana laws
January 6, 2018

Recreational weed now for sale Richard Colorado has been growing marijuana privately for over 20 years. Although he was growing what was considered “recreational” product, he was able to vend his...

Marijuana legalization likely to favor large companies

Marijuana legalization likely to favor large companies
November 9, 2017

Independent growers at risk Richard Colorado’s thumbs and forefingers have permanent calluses from bending the stems of his marijuana plants in such a way that they get better access to light, which...

Sonoma County receives help from other cities’ emergency responders

Sonoma County receives help from other cities' emergency responders
November 3, 2017

In the month of October, California’s North Bay was faced with what is now being said is one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The wildfires of Sonoma, Napa and Santa Rosa County caused...

Tampon tax driving product prices sky high

Tampon tax driving product prices sky high
October 5, 2017

In March of this year, Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia and Lorenza Gonzalez Fletcher proposed a bill that would increase the tax on hard liquor and get rid of the tax on female “luxury items.” More...

Latino Trump supporter told ‘Get out of my country’

Latino Trump supporter told 'Get out of my country'
August 30, 2017

Mario Britt is a 21-year-old Latino from Castro Valley and a self-proclaimed conservative supporter of President Donald Trump. He attends Merced Community College and is serving his third year as a...

Wriaunna Brown

Wriaunna Brown
August 27, 2017

The dogs of Havana Walking through the worn cobble streets of Old Havana, there lies a city filled with a deep rooted history that’s often misunderstood. Cuban culture is so dominant, that it presents...

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