Oakland Unseen

Oakland, California's unreal news source.

Oakland Unseen newspaper!


Download the PDF from DropBox: http://goo.gl/iOsMiH

(If that link is slow, you can alternatively download it from Google Drive.)

Oakland Unseen features fake news stories and satire in the tradition of The Onion about life in Oakland and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Where to get the print version:

We distributed thousands of copies for free throughout Oakland in October, 2013. The paper is also available at these locations for $1:


A Great Good Place for Books

Book Zoo

Diesel Books - Rockridge


Owl & Company

Pegasus Books - Rockridge

Spectator Books

25th Street Collective

Walden Pond Books


Moe’s Books

Pegasus Books - Solano

Shakespeare & Co

Turtle Island Book Shop

University Press Books

San Francisco:

Alley Cat Books

Dog Eared Books

Green Apple Books

The Green Arcade

Modern Times Bookstore


Books Inc.

De Lauer’s Super News Stand

The paper is also available at select Oakland public library branches.

Media coverage:

SFGate, East Bay ExpressOakland Local (2 articles), the Bold Italic, 7x7, SFist, SFGate blogMedium, Pure Wow, California Magazine, SF Bay Guardian (print edition), KQED FM, and Upside on the Comcast Hometown TV Network.

Want Oakland Unseen at your bookstore or library? Email editor [at] thoughtpublishing.org.

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