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Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Oakland’s secret garden

Coming around the bottom of Lake Merritt towards 12th Street, it is easy to glance right past the Oakland Museum of California without taking any notice of it. Pinched between the ornate whiteness of the Kaiser Convention Center and the imperial gravitas of the Alameda County Courthouse, the OMCA’s tall trees and blank cement become

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

This Week/End in the YaY! Area thru Feb 16

  Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Don’t you just love, LOVE.  I do!  We are all surrounded by love, every day.  Whether you are coupled or single, there is plenty to do this weekend in the YaY! for everyone. ...

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

OMCA’s Pixar Exhibit Meets Its Toughest, Youngest Reviewers

(Editor’s note: The following piece was written in part by 8-year-old twins Mimi and Cici, who also are the OL cub reporters who hosted the following review of the musuem’s newest exhibit. See related story here.) Earlier...