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Armstrong makes a favorable impression as a featured player in the new independent film Like Sunday, Like Rain.

on September 19, 2014

Local rock star Billie Joe Armstrong is the lead singer-songwriter-guitarist of five-time Grammy Award-and two-time Tony Award-winning punk band GREEN DAY, one of the world’s best-selling groups of all time. After releasing successful albums Dookie, InsomniacNimrod, and Warning, Green Day conquered Broadway with the musical version of their rock opera album American Idiot. Fleshing out his diverse resume, Armstrong makes a favorable impression as a featured player in the new independent film Like Sunday, Like Rain.

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Tre Cool for StokesMe Bowl-A-Rama Helps Push 2014 Humanitarian Fund Towards $100k

on September 19, 2014

About StokesMe
StokesMe September is the official fundraising effort for the SIMA Humanitarian Fund. This year, StokesMe supports 12 surf-related humanitarian organizations dedicated to improving the life, health, and/or welfare of people. The 2014 SIMA Humanitarian Fund beneficiaries are: AccesSurf, Best Day Foundation, Boarding for Breast Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation, Life Rolls On, Mauli Ola Foundation, Outdoor Outreach, STOKED, SurfAid, Surfers Healing, and Waves for Water.

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Mike Dirnt Restaurant Rudy's Wins Readers’ Choice in Best of East Bay

on July 07, 2014

Rudy's Wins Readers’ Choice in Oakland Magazine's Best of Oakland and the East Bay.

BEST BREAKFAST / LUNCH, BEST DINER, AND BEST LATE-NIGHT MUNCHIES

Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe

A few words about breakfast: green eggs and ham. Lunch: buffalo salad. Friday night dinner: Mr. Roadie’s fish and chips. And late night: chocolate shakes. Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe dabbles in a little bit of everything and does it all with flair, from omelets, scrambles, and towering hash-brown creations to salads, burgers, and chicken-fried steak, all plated up in big, bold, bright diner style.

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New Film in Production "EAST BAY: By the Punx, For the Punx, About the Punx"

on June 03, 2014


Please get in touch with the project’s lead archivist Daniel Hague at archive@eastbaypunk.com if you would like to contribute any archive materials to the film.
 

In the mid 1980s, on the eastern shores of the San Francisco Bay, a fuse was lit. As the shadows of the 1960s counterculture gave way to the Reagan 80s, disillusioned kids growing up in Berkeley and its surrounding suburbs discovered punk rock... and each other. Together, with amplifiers, copy machines and hearts blazing, they fought to carve out a movement of their own, and changed music, art and literature forever.

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