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Find out tonight which of these Oakland Indie Award nominees will win

The Oakland Indie Awards are here, a city tradition since 2007 that honors the businesses and people that make Oakland... Oakland. Nominees are competing in seven categories, each representing something...
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Oakland-based Yozio helps apps become the next big thing

Who actually has money to pay for big advertisements nowadays? A better question: do you even look at advertisements when they pop up as you browse, or do you ignore them? Yozio, an "organic growth service"...
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Oakland’s business landscape is evolving faster than we think

If you haven’t heard yet, Oakland is gradually moving into the spotlight as a notable hub for tech companies. The state of Oakland’s business landscape is constantly in flux, and has been for the past...
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Oakland community gathers for The Blueprint grand opening

Courtesy of Russ Levi The Blueprint | 439 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94606 |510.473.7197 --- On Sunday, March 15, Open Door's newest project opened its doors to the public, planting a shared...
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Keeping up with the techies: 2015 tech startup guide

We may live across the bay from the official Silicon Valley, but tech startups are moving into Oakland faster than Mark Zuckerberg amassed his first billion dollars. Thinking about investing in a tech startup,...
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Sweet treat: PieTisserie gets a storefront

Jaynelle St. Jean and two of her employees (Courtesy of Jasmin Porter) 1605 2nd Ave., Oakland, CA 94606 | 510.859.7437 | mmmpies@pietisserie.com Wednesday - Friday: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. // Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8...
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Oakland’s new church, Oak Life, promotes spiritual inclusivity

To the members of Oak Life Church, a small weekly gathering of Oakland spirituals, Graceland isn’t just Elvis’s home in Tennessee; it’s an achievable realm accessible to anyone, including the crowd of...
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A guide to Oakland’s queer spaces

If you felt a twinge of sadness when word got out that The Lexington, San Francisco's "friendly neighborhood dyke bar," is closing its doors for good — or you're like me and you literally shed...
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Oakland’s 2015 Coworking Space Guide: Finding Your Groove

With start-ups and tech companies popping up at every corner of the Bay Area nowadays, it might be tough sometimes to figure out where you fit in. Where do you work if the kitchen table doesn't suffice...
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Oakland’s Music Tech Scene: Lance Coleman’s Playground

Lance Coleman is only 23 years old and probably more accomplished than you. Hailing from Howard University, the Oakland-based digital strategist has had his hands in a number of music-related...