What is First Friday, you ask? Well, depending on who you ask, the answer might be different.
Among the many things the Bay Area is known for (the food, the mix of diverse and interesting people, the scenery, and on and on…) is the music. Incredibly successful bands have been started near our golden gates, ranging from Deerhoof to Chris Isaak, Green Day to the Grateful Dead, and E-40 to Bonnie Raitt. [...]
Every day, we OSA high school students are presented with a golden opportunity.
Soap to stuffed animals, tea to t-shirts, jewelry to jam…
“What we’re building over here is going to be a temporary art park,” he explains, “We’re just building on it right now. In a couple years some developer will come buy it, and then most likely we’ll have to tear it down to make room for their building plans.”
The Golden Lotus is an all-vegan, environmentally-friendly Vietnamese restaurant located in downtown Oakland, only a 7-minute walk from OSA.
What do the Steelers, the Patriots, the Eagles, a field goal, the AFC Divisional playoffs, six Super Bowl wins, two Super Bowl losses, the league’s best defenses, and eighteen years of dysfunction have to do with the 2012 Raiders?
“Teaching them is like looking back on my eleven-year-old self and giving her advice: Rock hard.”
“The yams are so sweet and decadent they are almost like a dessert, melting in our mouths.”
“He may even end up being the Achilles heel of K.C.’s team.”