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Occupy Oakland anniversary coverage: A look back at the Oakland news (and community voices)

In October 2011, Occupy protesters set up tents and encampments in Frank Ogawa Plaza as a way to show solidarity with the global Occupy movement. By October 12, the city of Oakland had taken note and, on...
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City of Oakland hiring process for Online Engagement Coordinator doesn’t seem very equitable (Opinion)

Everyone in Oakland who's been involved with hacking/open government/web usability and/or Code for America  Fellows in Oakland over the past 2 years has probably dealt with the extremely competent Nicole...
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Oakland non-profits among those experiencing embezzlement, fraud

Katherine Fong has a terrific story today reporting on Bay area organizations that are part of a big national story  in the Washington Post  that reported on theft, fraud and embezzlement at nonprofits...
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Oakland artist’s work was stolen for profit–and she fought back

Oakland based artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon had an unpleasant discovery this past week: a Nebraska-based wholesale company called Cody & Foster that sells holiday ornaments and cute stuff to...
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Kapor Center releases open source database of 300+ programming projects

The team at the Kapor Center  for Social Impact has collected  CODING NATION, a database of information on 300+ programs or software that teach youth and adults elements of computer science and coding....
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Top stories, Sept 30-Oct 7

Here’s a snapshot of the top stories Oakland Local covered during the past week–catch up right here. All About Oakland 28 things to do in Oakland that may very well make you even more clever, cool...
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Oakland Unseen offers Onion-like newspaper for Oakland

This past Friday, local writer/editor Matt Werner and a crew of contributors published the first print issue of Oakland Unseen, a 16-page print newspaper satirizing Oakland and local issues.  Leading with a...
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Oakland Eater: The good writing about the good eats round-up

Both the great food and the ongoing coverage of all that great food in the East Bay just keeps happening. We took a look at some of the recent blog posts, news stories, videos and social media about Oakland...
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Time-lapse photography #Raiders game meme (VIDEO)

The time-laps photography meme that  led us to post the heavily -viewed time lapse of the Bay Bridge construction is getting a second wind with the latest time-lapse photography of the Oakland Coliseum...
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Gawker smashes on Oakland; best reading is in the comments (Opinion)

Gawker's got a piece running this weekend with the headline Scared Gentrifiers Crowdfunding Money for Their Own Private Cops that talks up the three crowding projects Rockridge residents have going as a way...