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Blazing Beal, Wizards Outshoot the Warriors 124-110  

BY MASON BISSADA The Washington Wizards defeated the Golden State Warriors Sunday night at the Chase Center by a score of 124-110. On what was supposed to be Stephen Curry’s return game (the All-Star was a late scratch and his new return date is unknown), the attention shifted to Wizards …

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Underground Echoes: An Introduction

BY JUDIE & JOSEPH PALMER For those that are familiar with our column, we would like to share why it matters so much to us personally. For those of you who have never read our column, allow us to introduce ourselves. We began writing Underground Echoes over four years ago …

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Obituary: Art Gluskoter (1933-2020)

Art Gluskoter passed away on the morning of February 26th after an extended illness shortly before his 87th birthday. Born to Max and Irene Gluskoter in 1933, Art graduated from Alhambra High School before volunteering to join the military in 1952 during the Korean conflict. A lifetime Southern California native, …

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Warriors lose seventh straight, falling wire-to-wire to Kings

BY MASON BISSADA The Golden State Warriors fell to the Sacramento Kings in wire-to-wire fashion on Tuesday night at the Chase Center, losing by a score of 112-94. Despite coming within striking distance multiple times, the Warriors never led in the game. Golden State’s lack of 3-point shooting proved to …

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2020 likely to be a full-blown rebuild for San Francisco’s Giants

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ The San Francisco Giants enter 2020 in the earliest stages of a reimagining of their roster. In 2019, they eschewed the chance to trade free agents-to-be reliever Will Smith and franchise icon Madison Bumgarner because of their position in the standings in late July, a justifiable decision …

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Local Atlas Peak Olive Oil at Martinez Farmers Market is Best

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS A fresh new crop of olive oil is headed your way ! This first press, or “olio nuevo,” is highly regarded by olive oil connoisseurs because it offers superb flavor, a slightly peppery taste, and lovely color. This gives an impressive advantage to California producers—they get …

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Shorthanded Warriors Fall to Zion and the Pelicans 115-101

BY MASON BISSADA The yet-again shorthanded Golden State Warriors put up a tough fight on Sunday night against one of the league’s most exciting young teams, the New Orleans Pelicans, falling short by a score of 115-101 at the Chase Center. Despite holding a double-digit lead at halftime, Golden State …

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A’s looking to extend October playoff run in 2020

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ The 2020 Oakland A’s roster is geared towards making another run at postseason glory after being defeated in the Wild Card game last season by the Tampa Bay Rays. The core of the talented group that has gone 97-65 in two consecutive seasons remains intact. It’s the …

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Clapton’s Cream to get tribute treatment at Sweetwater

Any Eric Clapton fans that were priced-out of the guitar god’s recent opening week performance at Chase Center are about to get a second chance for their Slowhand fix in the form of a familial tribute revolved around Cream’s iconic Disraeli Gears album at the Sweetwater Music Hall on March …

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Best Coast drops new album ahead of San Francisco performance

BY MASON BISSADA Best Coast, the Los Angeles-based pop duo of Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno, are set to release their new album Always Tomorrow on February 21st. The duo will also be coming to the Bay Area, performing at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco on February 29th. With that …

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