Lee Mengistu

Tale of Two Cities Podcast: Love and Heartbreak

“Tale of Two Cities” is back! On this episode we bring you stories about the different ways life brings us love and heartache. Tune in to hear stories about: how two Bay Area gay couples found each other, a young poet who writes love letters to his city and how Oakland Raiders fans are dealing with their…

Peet’s Coffee a social hub for Oakland’s “habesha” community

It’s the morning rush at the Peet’s Coffee on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. While there’s a steady rhythm of patrons dashing in and out to grab coffee and start their day, a small group of men take part in a more relaxed daily routine.