Our Mission

To be the best blogsite dedicated to Bay Area Lifestyle & Culture. We do this by profiling local artists, musicians, entrepreneurs, and businesses; revealing the latest technologies; guiding you through all the popular places to eat, shop, and play; TrendSpotting the latest in street style and fashion; and beyond. We strive to become your premiere source for all the latest news and information on Tech, Style, Music, and Entertainment in the Bay Area.

Our History

In May of 2007, EDOPENO.COM opened up its “virtual” doors for the first time. Our focus was, and will continue to be, to open your eyes to the Lifestyle and many (sub)cultures found out here in the many areas that make up the Bay Area: San Francisco, San Jose, Silicon Valley, the Peninsula, East Bay, Napa Valley, and beyond.

On behalf of the Crew at Edopeno.com – Welcome to the Bay Area.


Aileen is a Contributing Editor for Edopeno.com - She also serves as the host on the website's Spotlight Series, where they profile local artists, musicians and entrepreneurs. A product of San Jose, Aileen's goal is to showcase the multitude of talent and creativity that this city has to offer, through social media outlets and her website. She currently has a recurring guest co-host spot on a weekly internet show called The Lions Den.


Ed Penano was born in Oakland, raised in the East Bay, went to college in SF, and is now working in the Peninsula and living in the South Bay. View Full Profile


Triumph is born out of struggle, faith is the alchemist... Beauty fades.. Stupid is forever...

Michael Abena

I'm just a regular guy who likes to keep up to date on cool stuff. That includes fashion, technology, music and what not.

Nina Tabios

My name is Nina Tabios and I am a recent graduate of San Jose State University with a bachelors degree in journalism, magazine concentration and an academic concentration in sociology. I have lived in San Jose for the past five years and have grown to love the local community, especially its music scene and food scene.


Mother, makeup artist, creator, confidant, life teacher, event planner.