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Monday, July 21st, 2014

Oakland record store roundup

It’s the era of the cloud. Historically, many new technologies—cassette tapes, CDs, mp3s, and online shopping—have put the squeeze on vinyl shops. Almost all of Oakland’s record stores, including stores in East, West, North, and Downtown, have closed or moved away. Vinyl sales, however, are up, especially in the last few years. Here’s a roundup

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Shop local: Oakland offers lots of last-minute opportunities

Want to shop local this year? Here is a sampling of holiday events that don't take you far away from Oakland, CA at all. Click on each event's link to learn more. ************* Dec. 18Oakland Merchants' Holiday...