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Amazing Oakland music video: DJ Platurn & John Coyne create ‘The Bones’

Want to see an amazing and beautiful video set in Oakland? Take a look at The Bones, a new video and music collaboration from Oakland's own photog/videographer John Coyne and Oakland Faders deejay, DJ...
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Occupy Oakland march and taking of Henry Kaiser Park (PHOTOS)

More than 1,500 people marched through Oakland yesterday as part of the Occupy Oakland march and demonstration. As some veered off to plant a garden at Frank Ogawa Plaza (dubbed Oscar Grant Plaza by some),...
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Oakland voters defeat all measures in Nov. 15 special election

It's not happening. On Tuesday, in the special election, Oakland voters resoundingly defeated three ballot measures that would have given  $60 million in parcel taxes to City Hall and more discretionary power...
The Oakland Literacy Coalition - one of this year's nonprofits to be helped. Share

Bank of America selects two Oakland activists for recognition

Bank of America has named five Bay Area Local Heroes, chosen for their dedicated service to the  community - and two of this year’s five winners are Oakland residents. Each Local Hero is awarded $5,000 for...
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An Open Letter from the Port of Oakland

These are challenging times, with high unemployment and tremendous uncertainty in the economy. In such times, open, respectful, honest, and informed communication is essential. That is why we are writing to...
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Oakland Education Association endorses Nov. 2 general strike

The Oakland Education Association, which represents 2700 school employees, endorsed the mass action called by the Occupy Oakland movement and urged its members to take part. In a statement posted on its...
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An Open Letter from the Port of Oakland (Community Voices)

These are challenging times, with high unemployment and tremendous uncertainty in the economy. In such times, open, respectful, honest, and informed communication is essential. That is why we are writing to...
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Oakland School for the Arts closes for general strike

Oakland School for the Arts, a charter school in downtown Oakland, announced on its website that the school will shut down on Wednesday, Nov. 2 for the general strike called by the Occupy Oakland movement....