- 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.
Blog Beat: Why Was Oakland Calm When King Was Assassinated?; A.G. Ferrari Goes Bankrupt 5 April,2011