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Drone filmmaker captures Children’s Fairyland from the view of a flying fairy — and it’s downright magical

There's still magic in the world, as evidenced by this fairy's-eye view of Children's Fairyland, that charming 70-year-old storybook theme park in Oakland, California.

You might remember that when I'm not blogging, I work with Fairyland. WELL... months before we were mandated to shelter ...

Bikini ****, Circle Jerks to headline Burger Boogaloo in 2020

Punk AF music festival Burger Boogaloo has announced its initial 2020 lineup:

DAY 1 /////////////////////// DAY 2 ...

BIKINI **** ///////////////// CIRCLE JERKS

PLASTIC BERTRAND //// BLEACHED

***** DIVISION ///////// FLIPPER

***** RAID ////////////// ALICE BAG

CARBONAS /////////////// FEVERS

YOUNGER LOVERS ////// MIDNITE SNAXXX

TWOMPSAX ////////////// and MORE!!!

John Waters is emceeing once again and tickets are available now.

It all goes down ...

Unreal footage of a guy falling on subway tracks and getting saved in the nick of time

There are near misses and then there's this guy in Oakland, California who got saved just before a subway train creamed him. Wow!

BART's humble hero saves a passenger from fast approaching train. On Sunday, November 3, 2019, transportation supervisor, John O'Connor was working crowd control at the Coliseum Station after the Raiders game when ...

Bodega, once dubbed ‘America’s most hated startup,’ has quietly raised millions

The startup — now Stockwell — is backed by GV, NEA and DCM Ventures. ...

Ready, Set, Raise — the Y Combinator for female founders — announces second cohort

Ready, Set, Raise is a startup accelerator for women and non-binary founders. ...

Fairyland donkeys react to classical music

Children's Fairyland, the mid-century theme park for little kids in Oakland, California, posted this video of their resident donkeys reacting to classical music that is too cute not to share.

Fairyland:

Donkeys get a kick out of classical music! We were testing out our PA system and Gideon and Chiquita got into it. ...

William Gibson, danah boyd and Oakland Privacy will all receive this year’s EFF’s Pioneer Award

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced the winners of this year's Pioneer Award (rechristened the "Barlow" in honor of EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow: sf writer William Gibson, anthropologist danah boyd, and activists Oakland Privacy.

The Barlows will be awarded at a ceremony in San Francisco on Sept 12, emceed by Adam "Mythbusters" Savage. Tickets ...

Oakland’s iconic “Mid-century Monster” rescued

If you know Oakland, you know about the big, free-form sculpture that lives on the shores of Lake Merritt in Oakland. You probably also know that it's been behind a chain-link fence in disrepair for several years. But for a long time, it was not just a piece of art to appreciate but a usable ...

The Toronto Raptors either got Bay Area geography wrong or they’re trolling Oakland on Twitter

06.06.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The Toronto Raptors aren't just currently leading the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, they're also failing basic Bay Area geography on Twitter much like ABC has in the past.  Or they may be rubbing salt in the wounds of Oakland-based fa... ...