Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • Lakeview Library Happenings The Lakeview Branch Library is a great resource for our neighborhood. This article is for those (few?) in the neighborhood who might be unaware of the cool things happening there. Lakeview is open 5 days a week: Tuesday: 12:30 pm – 8:00 pm; Wednesday: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm; Thursday: 10:00 am […]

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  •   A Tibetan refugee and an anthropologist sat down to talk about curry, and the conversation transported them from Oakland to Bhutan, India, Connecticut, Georgia, and, finally, back to Oakland. A steaming mug of sweet chai in hand, I followed Tsultrim Dorjee, co-owner of High Peaks Kitchen at 391 Grand Avenue on his journey from an impoverished refugee […]

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