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Tiny Oakland Dive Bar Seeks Landmark Status; Krispy Kreme Introduces ‘Krispy Scremes’

The Kingish Pub at Claremont and Telegraph.
The Kingish Pub at Claremont and Telegraph. Photo: Lance Iverson/Chron

• Oakland’s Kingfish Pub and Café, which opened in 1922 as “basically a bait shop with barstools,” is seeking landmark status with the city. It would be the only other bar besides Heinhold’s in Jack London Square to do so, if it succeeds. [Chron]

• After a bit of a kerfuffle with neighbors, the Free Farm Stand is here to stay in the Mission. [Mission Local, Earlier]

• Three employees at a Round Table Pizza in Pleasanton were hospitalized yesterday after a mixture of cleaning agents in the dishwashing area produced a hazardous gas. [Tribune]

• As long as Latin cocktails are having a moment, bargoers are advised to keep a close eye out for tequila ragers. [NRN]

• Looking for new ways to get fat? You’re in luck: “Krispy Skremes” Halloween-themed doughnuts are coming to a Krispy Kreme near you. [NRN]

• Eva Longoria wants us think about migrant labor, so much so that she’s lent her name to a new documentary on the topic. [Forbes]

• Good news: Scientists have succeeded in fostering peanut tolerance in peanut-allergic mice, which might mean being able to do so in humans at some point. [ABC News]

Tiny Oakland Dive Bar Seeks Landmark Status; Krispy Kreme Introduces