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Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Manna Gallery Presents “Critical Juncture,” Paintings and More by Barbara Rogers

 Barbara Rogers is a seasoned Bay area artist who has been developing her work for many years.  “Critical Juncture” opens First Friday, May 2 and continues through Saturday, June 14, 2014.  A reception for Rogers will occur First Saturday, May 3, from 2 to 4 pm. when she will be available to discuss the development of

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committee Preview, Apr. 8, 2014

Oakland City Council Committees Preview 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza Tuesday, Apr. 8, begins at 9:30 a.m. Hashtag: #oakmtg >>> COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CRAZY LIKE A FOX THEATER The investors for Oakland’s Fox Theater want the city to...

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Mayor Quan and Joe Tuman joust at public safety debate (Analysis)

“Did you hear the first words out of her mouth?” Oakland mayoral candidate Joe Tuman said incredulously of Mayor Jean Quan. “‘I’m sorry I misspoke.’ How many times have you heard that?” Although, many candidates for mayor...

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

The Skinny: Oakland City Council Preview, Apr. 1, 2014

Oakland City Council Preview 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza Tuesday, Apr. 1, 5:30 p.m. Twitter hashtag: #oakmtg  >>> REASON TO FILL OUT A SPEAKER’S CARD The crematorium proposed for East Oakland could incinerate 3,000 bodies...

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Beebe Memorial Cathedral honors East Oakland Youth Development Center

By Jesse Brooks, The Oakland Post  Inspired to continue to provide for the community, Dr. Charley Hames Jr., pastor of Beebe Memorial Cathedral presented Regina Jackson, President and CEO of the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC) with...

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committee Preview, Mar. 25, 2014

Oakland City Council Committees Preview 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza Tuesday, Mar. 25, begins at 9:30 a.m. Hashtag: #oakmtg >>> COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DENSITY BONUSES Oakland needs to update its planning code regarding density bonuses used for enticing...

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Oakland by the numbers: 3/25/14

685.5 hours are offered weekly by the Oakland Library to the general public. 12,836 more people are listed as Female than Male in Oakland, according to the Census Bureau. 98 public schools currently operate in Oakland. 152...

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Oakland Councilman Larry Reid: New signage sounds fine (Analysis)

Dwain Butler appeared before the Oakland City Council Rules Committee Thursday morning with an idea to add the phrase “lovelife” to the city’s welcome signs. Although council members generally supported the sentiment of the charming request, the...

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Oakland Doctor Shares Teen Stories of Suffering & Resiliency Amidst Violence

by Ryan White Oakland pediatrician Dr. Barbara Staggers could tell you stories until your heart breaks. She recalls a 15-year-old boy who came in to her clinic asking for a hug, because he knew he’d soon be shot dead,...

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Ceasefire sweeps “Neighborhood Champion” awards

Like a sweep at the Oscars, the Ceasefire program and its many partners won most of the awards at the Oakland Police Foundation’s Neighborhood Champions Awards this past Saturday. This is based on the current success of...

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