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  • Banned Books Week Oct 1-7, 2023
    October 1, 2023

    Banned Books Week Oct 1-7, 2023

    Banned Books Week Starts this week so it's time to make some noise.  Most everyone has heard about the ban on books by schools and school districts, libraries and universities within certain states.  This is part of the "critical race...

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  • 23rd Anniversary Sale!
    July 15, 2023

    23rd Anniversary Sale!

    Hey it's my 23rd Year Anniversary Sale!  And I am exited that we have a lot of great books in stock and on sale.  Some are as much as 40% off.  Just click on the Specials and see the selection. ...

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  • 2023 Juneteenth Celebrations!
    June 13, 2023

    2023 Juneteenth Celebrations!

    Juneteenth is coming up this weekend and I am so excited to be participating at three events here in the Bay.  On June 17 Ashay ByThe Bay will be at the Fam Bam Oakland 14th Juneteenth, and on June 18th...

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  • Ashay By The Bay CEO, Deborah Day Receives An Award
    March 6, 2023

    Ashay By The Bay CEO, Deborah Day Receives An Award

    On February 13th, at the Annual Legislative Brunch in Sacramento, I was one of the Black Owned Small Business Awardees for Black History Month. I was elected by Assembly Member Lori D. Wilson, Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus. I was selected for my commitment to education and for providing great service and professionalism to the community and State of California. What an honor that my business, Ashay By The Bay was recognized by both the California Black Chamber of Commerce and the California Legislative Black Caucus. Thank you everyone! 

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    February 21, 2023


    Just a shout out.  Black History Month Special Deals are available only at Ashay By The Bay.  Check them out here and Save Money! The coupon 10%MORE expires June 30, 2023! 

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  • Happy New Year 2023
    January 4, 2023

    Happy New Year 2023

    Happy New Year!  I'm wishing everyone a prosperous one.  Last year was an amazing year too, filled with travel and other joyous occasions.  So thankful, that I was able to travel to Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar. (I really needed...

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