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Bay Area nonprofits fly to New Orleans for #YesWeCode hackathon

At this year’s Essence Festival, New Orleans youth will join technologists, developers, designers and community leaders in a hackathon to build their own solutions for problems affecting their neighborhoods....
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The Hive: Why’s this new Uptown complex generating big buzz?

Thursday, May 15th, a throng of Oaklanders swarmed through the gates to a concrete lot by 23rd and Broadway for the official opening and ribbon-cutting of Hive Oakland, a densely and strategically developed...
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Women 2.0 kicks off monthly meetings in Oakland

Earlier this month, Women 2.0 held its first Oakland meet-up, initiating Oakland as the fifteenth city worldwide where the women-in-tech platform holds its monthly networking events. The back conference room...
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$15 tickets for Vator Splash plenary on building an inclusive tech ecosystem

Vator Splash Oakland, the Town’s first startup competition, is a two-day event showcasing the Bay Area's brightest entrepreneurial talent and offering workshops and networking opportunities. There are...
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Win 2 tickets to Vator Splash Oakland Competition

Innovation is alive in Oakland! Enter into the running for a free pair of tickets to Vator Splash Oakland -- just leave us a comment here with your favorite Oakland startup by April 27th. We have three pairs...
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Uptown Juice Company: Bringing local, cold-pressed juices to the Town–with a Kickstarter campaign!

Uptown Juice Company is on a mission to nourish the city of Oakland. Health conscious, socially conscious, and environmentally conscious, this mom-founded beverage company has been operating out of Kitchener...
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Illuminating Ideas: ENERGY & Sustainability Summit

“The sunny side of the bay” has ignited as a hot spot for solar and other green innovations. In recognition of the economic and social value of nurturing these emerging technologies, the Oakland...
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Oakland creatives wake up, get energized at CreativeMornings

Last Friday, Oakland held its very first CreativeMornings breakfast. Since 2008, artists have been meeting up over coffee and breakfast for inspiring talks by creative leaders and to connect with like-minded...
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Surviving Valentine’s Day in Style, the Oakland Local Way

Whether you’re celebrating February 14th with a special someone or solo, Oakland Local’s got you covered with some local flavor to help you survive Valentine’s Day. Events This month,...
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First Friday Roundup: 2/7/2014

Oakland’s First Friday street festival has been cancelled due to a much-needed bout of rain, but don’t let the inclement weather keep you indoors. Even though the street festival won’t be going on, there...