The restaurant scene has blossomed in Oakland's Uptown, where eateries such as Pican and Plum are drawing crowds. Here are five great Uptown restaurants, just steps away from the Paramount Theatre.
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How Edan Lepucki's 'California' makes us appreciate our present state
Yet another depiction of dystopia, and reminiscent of Jean Hegland's 'Into the Forest,' the novel 'California' focuses on a young couple surviving off the land who are hungry, unwashed, fearful, bored, and dream of creature comforts they vaguely remember from a much earlier life, be it a bar of Dove soap or a book.
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Did Nicki Minaj fake wardrobe malfunction?
Sources connected to MTV VMAs say 'Anaconda’ rapper rehearsed mishap.