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San Jose: The #16 Coolest City To Live According To Forbes

Forbes magazine releases "The Coolest Cities to Live In" and San Jose and Los Angeles are tied at #16. Writer Hector Gonzalez, a longtime San Jose resident now living in Los Angeles, spits game about the real reasons the cities are cool and why Forbes got it wrong.

Why San Jose's Largest Homeless Encampment Feels Like Occupy

San Jose is getting cold. Over the past two weeks several people who live in the streets have died due to hypothermia. The community responded to the deaths in what is one of the largest homeless encampments in America, called "The Jungle", 12 miles away from Apple headquarters right in the heart of the Silicon Valley.

Nelson Mandela Is Dying

With untrue tweets and status updating one of Africa's greatest leaders death, it is only a wait away as Nelson Mandela's life journey here on earth is to move on to the next journey. Writer Sandip Roy writes about his life, death, family and letting go.

Steeda McGruder: On the Outs

The founder of Sisters That Been There hosted a card game at De-Bug last week. But it wasn't just any game of Spades, it was the game of cards her and her sisters she was locked up with would always say that would play one day, when they were on the outs.

SONIDO CLASH* PA' BAILAR COMO TUS ABUELITOS

Sonido Clash is a movement that takes your parents music to the next level so you can dance the way they did.

When A Community Leader Is Falsely Arrested

When San Francisco Police officers falsely arrested 19 year old Latina superstar Elvira Zayas, they didn't realize how much community would come in force in efforts to support her release. While the trial continues, so does the support from the community of artists, community leaders, and caring members who fight for her arrival home.

"Sisters That Been There" Graduates Their First Class

Steeda Mcgruder was incarcerated with a dream to help the women she was locked up with to find themselves. That dream has been made real with her counseling group "Sisters That Been There". Here is the commencement by Steeda from the first graduation.

Korean Americans Look Inward After Oakland Shooting

SAN FRANCISCO -- The shooting that killed seven at a private Christian university in Oakland would never have happened in Korea, where owning a firearm is outlawed. That at least is the assessment of community members who point to America’s own thriving gun culture as a causal factor in this and other incidents.

"Slenderman" Chapter 2

Chapter 2 of an ongoing story of fiction by Baylingual. To catch up check out Chapter 1

Short Fiction: "Slenderman"

Baylingual's debut fiction piece starts with the disturbing news of a dangerous mind on the loose.
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