Oakland Local



Monday, March 31st, 2014

Oaktech: What San Fran techies need to know before they move to Oakland

Well, before I went, I thought it was going to be fun.  An invite to a Tech Stars-sponsored book party, specifically for Tech Stars alums and friends of the author, in Emeryville right on the Oakland border, at a loft that an Oakland start-up founder lived in. As a Tech Stars alum (co-founder, People’s Software, class of 2008), who recently

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Emeryville, Occupation and Civic Duty (Community Voices)

If you follow politics, it’s interesting to note that Earl Warren, the famed Supreme Court justice who presided over 1954’s Brown V. Board of Education, began his career working to penalize bar owners in Emeryville during the...

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Upcoming Workshops: Better transit options for West Oakland

Weak connectivity between neighborhoods west of San Pablo Avenue and commercial centers in downtown Oakland, Berkeley and San Francisco has long hampered residents’ ability to thrive economically. Sparse BART and AC Transit routes are compounded by limited...

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Some like it Hot and Italian

by Granate Sosnoff and Bonnie Chan Upon first impression, Emeryville’s Hot Italian looks like a sleek chain restaurant, thanks in part to a location dominated by chain restaurants. But to our pleasant surprise and salivating appreciation, Hot...