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Monday, March 10th, 2014

14 ways you’re talking about Oakland in 2014

We’re 2.5 months into 2014 (but who’s counting?). Oakland Local’s published more than 300 stories during that time, but there’s a specific set of stories that are the most talked about: commented on on our site, read and discussed on social media, buzzed about at work. Everyone who lives in Oakland KNOWS how much Oakland

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

This Week’s Top Reads

The top reads from last week make up a pretty accurate sampling of what Oakland Local is all about. We crack open local political hijinks and homeruns, keep tabs on Oakland’s appendages as far away as Sochi,...

Monday, February 17th, 2014

This Week’s Top Reads

Happy President’s day  to the remaining few of you who are employed by the kind of job that observes national holidays. The rest of you working on your lap tops in your neighborhood cafes, picking up an...

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Top Reads from Oakland Local this week

We had one of those weeks at Oakland Local that forces us to reexamine and reaffirm our role as a hyper-local news and community platform. Right now, in real time, neighborhoods across Oakland are negotiating changing identities....

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Top reads from Oakland Local you don’t want to miss

In case you were too busy this month romping in the disturbingly glorious January sunshine to keep abreast of your OL reportage, allow us to catch you up. A series that made a huge splash among our...

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Booms, busts and Google buses: 9 development stories Oakland followed in 2013

Oaklanders are nothing if not passionate about their Town. In 2013, San Francisco’s tech boom brought an influx of money into Oakland, for good and bad. Residents celebrated some new development at the same time they worried...

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

What’d you say?: Top stories from Community Voices

Here at Oakland Local, we pride ourselves in being a space dedicated to giving a voice to Oaklanders of all stripes. Perhaps there is no greater example of that than our Community Voices articles, pieces written by...

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Oakland Local’s top Arts & Culture stories from 2013

Readers, you are an eclectic bunch. This year’s top Arts & Culture stories ranged from an edifying interview with a feminist porn star, to coverage of the profoundly personal premier of Fruitvale Station, to the travesties of...

Monday, December 30th, 2013

The 6 Oakland Local stories from 2013 you want to make sure you read

It was quite the year at Oakland Local. We dug into education coverage, focusing on the school system and local organizations that serve youth, on zoning and development downtown, on the tech boom, the food scene, and...

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Food, drinks, and love: Oakland Local’s top food stories of 2013

Undeniably, food is a central part of Oakland’s identity as a city. From the frequenters of International Boulevard’s myriad taco trucks, to the trendy Uptown diners, to the urban mushroom foragers, we all love some good grub....

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