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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru July 27th

I am so excited about this weekend!  I know you are too!  We got night parties, day parties, movies, art, food, dance battles, spoken word, world renowned poets and music producers, local artists, hot jams and that is just in the next five days.  Seriously, get your calendars out and mark these events down.  The

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...

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...