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East Bay Yesterday

By East Bay Yesterday

East Bay history podcast that gathers, shares & celebrate stories from Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond and other towns throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

  1. 1.
    Bonus episode: Q&A with “Evolutionary Blues” director Cheryl Fabio01/17/2019
    1:03:05
  2. 2.
    “The Silent Generation was over”: Building Berkeley’s 1960s student movement12/12/2018
    38:23
  3. 3.
    “Getting shot was one of the best things that happened”: Life after an Oakland assassination attempt09/20/2018
    31:49
  4. 4.
    “Respect the patch”: How Oakland’s oldest Black motorcycle club survived nearly 60 years08/26/2018
    33:42
  5. 5.
    “It’s in the DNA of hip-hop”: Tracing the local roots of a musical movement07/24/2018
    28:42
  6. 6.
    “Get to know us first”: Longtime residents reflect on Oakland’s transformation06/19/2018
    37:51
  7. 7.
    “This strange monument”: The story behind one of Oakland’s most prominent abandoned buildings05/31/2018
    36:18
  8. 8.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 5: Overcoming racism, Lew Hing became king of Oakland’s canning industry05/08/2018
    39:28
  1. 9.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 4: Balloons, booms & busts04/07/2018
    32:06
  2. 10.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 3: How battles over sacred sites have revived Ohlone culture03/22/2018
    40:22
  3. 11.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 2: “When the shipyard closed, my dad came home and cried”03/15/2018
    38:38
  4. 12.
    “I’ll die if I let go”: After the earthquake, West Oakland came to the rescue02/15/2018
    35:14
  5. 13.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 1: Grizzly bears & redwood trees01/24/2018
    38:35
  6. 14.
    “They can’t believe he lived here”: Why John Muir settled down in the East Bay12/21/2017
    22:52
  7. 15.
    Lenn Keller and the roots of the East Bay’s lesbian of color community11/22/2017
    46:27
  8. 16.
    “You can’t replace that with photos”: Why so many buildings in Oakland have been picked up and moved10/11/2017
    34:48
  9. 17.
    True shorties, vol. 1: Horse heads & bullet holes09/06/2017
    36:11
  10. 18.
    “The freest time of my life”: Richard Pryor’s transformative East Bay experience08/15/2017
    34:51
  11. 19.
    “The queen of the West Coast blues”: Sugar Pie DeSanto serves up sweet & spicy stories06/27/2017
    34:01
  12. 20.
    “I believe in the elders”: Pendarvis Harshaw on gathering OG wisdom06/07/2017
    25:40
  13. 21.
    “Monsters rising out of the mud”: From industrial wasteland to renegade art gallery05/24/2017
    28:14
  14. 22.
    “What about the underdog?”: Dorothea Lange never stopped fighting for freedom05/11/2017
    33:50
  15. 23.
    Before the A’s: The East Bay’s earliest baseball teams04/19/2017
    21:47
  16. 24.
    “They knew it was a lie”: Exposing the cover-up behind Japanese-American mass incarceration04/03/2017
    38:05
  17. 25.
    “Where are those ancestors now?”: How battles over sacred sites have revived Ohlone culture03/23/2017
    40:22
  18. 26.
    Bruce Lee’s Oakland years: From a legendary fight to a new philosophy03/14/2017
    51:01
  19. 27.
    America’s first sanctuary city: The missing chapter in a story of resistance02/28/2017
    47:11
  20. 28.
    The East Bay punk explosion: How a scene rose from the ashes to create a music mecca01/25/2017
    43:35
  21. 29.
    The rise and fall of the Oakland Ku Klux Klan01/10/2017
    32:39
  22. 30.
    California’s only black whaling captain: William Shorey’s journey from sailor to celebrity01/03/2017
    34:56
  23. 31.
    10,000 years of Oakland, 1 piece of land12/20/2016
    35:08
  24. 32.
    “We were in liberation education”: Exploring the lost lessons of the Black Panthers’ school12/13/2016
    39:45
  25. 33.
    From “one-hit wonder” to “legend”: 30 years later, a singer gets to re-live his dream12/06/2016
    34:53
  26. 34.
    Goodbye to the “flying saucer”: Why many Oaklanders are taking the demolition of a diner personally11/29/2016
    33:51
  27. 35.
    Before “1984” & “Hunger Games”: How the first modern dystopian novel was born in Oakland sweatshops11/04/2016
    32:24
  28. 36.
    I grew up in Oakland’s oldest cemetery10/29/2016
    34:45
  29. 37.
    Oakland’s “lost” Latino neighborhood10/25/2016
    52:30
  30. 38.
    “Celeste Guap is not the first”: A history of sexual abuse, the OPD, and a refugee community10/18/2016
    56:36
  31. 39.
    From garages to galleries in Uptown10/11/2016
    29:45
  32. 40.
    Oakland's oldest soul food chef doesn't want to quit10/04/2016
    28:37
  33. 41.
    Oakland's first "celebrity" librarian09/23/2016
    32:33

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