Ticket Alert: Hello Kitty is coming to Oakland’s Oracle Arena

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Save the date, 80s girls! Your BFF Hello Kitty is coming to Oakland this summer and you’re totally invited to the Supercute Friendship Festival. This North American Tour sounds like live entertainment-meets-tradeshow with multi-stage performances, interactive exhibits, and photo opps with your favorite Sanrio characters. Start polishing your favorite pencil cases! Pro tip: You’re going […]

Bay Area staycation guide: 12 things to do during spring break

Things to do with Bay Area kids

Sticking around for spring break this year? How many of these day trips and adventures for grade school-age children can you squeeze into one week of your Bay Area staycation? A very low-budget shopping trip to spend one’s “own money” at the East Bay Depot for Creative Re-use. Tip: Used 3-ring binders and empty photo […]

Where to Grab (Hip) Coffee with Kids in the East Bay

Alchemy Coffee

I have this thing for hipster coffee shops. Something about the white subway tile, the Tolix chairs, the perfectly displayed vegan donuts. I just can’t stay away. I’m all like “Take my four dollars for your perfectly crafted almond¬†latte with your beautiful foam art.” Just take it. Needless to say, we’ve frequented a lot of […]