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ONE donation: TWENTY computers. Help HUNDREDS of youth launch promising careers

You've no doubt received a few emails about the May 6th East Bay Gives Day by now. The East Bay Community Foundation is sponsoring the event as part of a nation-wide program called Give Local...
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Oakland’s Top Reads 4/21-4/27

Before we talk about political combat and daily strife, can we talk about how we are now a few weeks into spring bloom, and yet the new colors and smells against the same old pavement landscape are...
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Top Reads April 7-14

Hello! Happy Monday! Happy Passover, if you do that, or almost-Easter, or maybe happy 'Blood Moon' Lunar eclipse tonight. Happy Tax Day Eve, if you prefer. Whatever you're celebrating. Last week saw the...
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Where the dogs are–or will be–in Oakland

Oakland's had 5 fenced-in dog parks for a while, but the rules against bringing your dog to local city parks have been pretty stiff. This past week, the Oakland City Council passed a  change to city law to...
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April 11 is the Planting Justice Snap Pea Soiree/Fundraiser

It's amazing to think that Planting Justice, a wonderful social justice organization that started in 2009, is about to hit five years old!  On Friday April 11th, they are hosting A Snap Pea Soiree to...
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Oakland’s Top Reads: March 24th – 31st

Today is opening day, guys. It's baseball season. Can you smell the stale beer? Can you feel it making your footsteps sticky? Do you remember Coco and Yoyo's handshake? Do you feel the auspicious good vibes...
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Oaktech: What San Fran techies need to know before they move to Oakland

Well, before I went, I thought it was going to be fun.  An invite to a Tech Stars-sponsored book party, specifically for Tech Stars alums and friends of the author, in Emeryville right on the Oakland...
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The Latest Oakland Top Reads: March 25

Spring has sprung. The scent of jasmine, citrus blossoms and barbecue ride on salty east bay breezes and the sun hovers low and festive late into the evening. Maybe it's that Spring thaw and that equinox...
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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...
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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,...