Blog Beat: Why Was Oakland Calm When King Was Assassinated?; A.G. Ferrari Goes Bankrupt

  • This post on Oakland Seen contends there were no riots in Oakland the day of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination because of the influence of the Black Panther Party.
  • The Bay Area Italian deli chain A.G. Ferrari is closing stores after filing for bankruptcy, reports Berkeleyside.
  • Nominations for worst public art in the city are under way at Curbed San Francisco.
  • Check out this guy’s Sutro Tower tattoo, on Burrito Justice.

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Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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