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The Oakland Neighborhood Project

Oakland Neighborhood Project A photo project that gives people in Oakland's 146 neighborhoods a chance to tell the world about where they live. St. Elizabeth Madeline lives with her wife of two years...
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Oakland by the numbers: Real estate edition

In the Trulia office in the Financial District of San Francisco, there is a large framed article about the use of real estate numbers in Chinese culture, and how the numbers 4 and 6 are considered inauspicious...
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The Oakland Neighborhood Project

Oakland Neighborhood Project A photo project that gives people in Oakland's 146 neighborhoods a chance to tell the world about where they live. Glenview Friends for more than 40 years, Lucy and...
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The Oakland Neighborhood Project

Oakland Neighborhood Project A photo project that gives people in Oakland's 146 neighborhoods a chance to tell the world about where they live. Montclair Village Almost a native Oaklander, Teresa grew up...
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The Oakland Neighborhood Project

Oakland Neighborhood Project A photo project that gives people in Oakland's 146 neighborhoods a chance to tell the world about where they live. Oakmore Neighborhood James Jackson is Oakland. Really. A...
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10 Oakland bookstores for your niche

Tablets, Kindles, iPads — oh my! As a 140-character society, a finger-tap on a screen is about the time we’re willing to spend searching for the perfect “book.” And why get off your couch to scour...
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Oakland’s business landscape is evolving faster than we think

If you haven’t heard yet, Oakland is gradually moving into the spotlight as a notable hub for tech companies. The state of Oakland’s business landscape is constantly in flux, and has been for the past...
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Seniors age in place in Oakland’s Chinatown

Above the storefronts, seniors gather during the day to play mahjong, socialize, even practice Chinese opera. “There’s a life here that you would never know,” said Tamiko Wong, executive director of...
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The Oakland Neighborhood Project

Oakland Neighborhood Project A photo project that gives people in Oakland's 146 neighborhoods a chance to tell the world about where they live. Golden Gate Neighborhood Atiim grew up in East Oakland...
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Oakland community gathers for The Blueprint grand opening

Courtesy of Russ Levi The Blueprint | 439 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94606 |510.473.7197 --- On Sunday, March 15, Open Door's newest project opened its doors to the public, planting a shared...