Oakland Tribune


The Oakland Tribune was a daily newspaper published in Oakland, California, by the Bay Area News Group (BANG), a subsidiary of MediaNews Group. From 2010 to 2016, it was published as an edition of the BANG flagship newspaper, the San Jose Mercury News. In March 2016, parent company Digital First Media announced that the Oakland Tribune would fold into a new newspaper entitled the East Bay Times along with the company's other newspapers in the East Bay starting April 5, 2016. (wikipedia)

1984 June 18


Zappa Pokes Into The Fine Arts
By Larry Kelp, pp C1-C2


With the aid of life-size puppets as dancers, and a huge 110-piece orchestra that spilled from the pit onto the sides of the stage, rock star and cultural satirist Frank Zappa's plunge into the world of the fine arts became a reality over the weekend. (read more)