The order is a misguided attempt to crack down on illegal parties, but won’t keep people safe, said Jonah Strauss, an organizer with the Oakland Warehouse Coalition, which coalesced in the days after the deadly fire to advocate for improvements to warehouse spaces. It will only drive events further underground, he said. “This is not the nail in the coffin for arts in Oakland,” Strauss said. “But, for sure, this will not encourage any underground spaces to go get a special events permit.”.
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But it wasn’t until last August that Norris and Pearce, now 20 and 17, began training as a pairs team under former Olympic medalists Todd Sand and Jenni Meno. The childhood acquaintanceship seems to have paid off as the two qualified to compete at the novice level at the upcoming U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, N.C. that begins Jan. 23. “They haven’t had a lot of experience together,” said Meno, who coaches them in Aliso Viejo. “Usually it takes pairs years to jell together, but they’re already showing a lot of potential.”.
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Director Storm Russell notes that this glorious romp into comic chaos is his directorial debut. Five stars. The play presents in the Spindrift’s Muriel Watkin Gallery, the theater’s second stage. The Gallery seats 44 and the audience participates in supporting roles. Hats off to Gary Smith and Mike Calderaro for knockout set and seating construction and to Mel Bratz for the beautiful set art. Where: PSP Theater, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets: $20. Box Office: 650-359-8002 or online at www.pacificaspindriftplayers.org.