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Cooling Opportunities for Oakland Residents

Mayor Quan and Parks & Recreation Director Audree Jones-Taylor worked to open up free swimming for seniors today at Oakland city-owned pools and for everyone at the East Oakland Sports Center. Here, too,...
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Is there no left in Oakland? (Community Voices)

I have a new found on line friend who wrote a blog saying that there is no Left in Oakland. Check out his blog here:...
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$5 off Paws & Claws Oakland Kennel-Free Dog Grooming

$5 off kennel-free grooming at Paws & Claws   Oakland Local has partnered with Paws & Claws to bring you $5 off their kennel-free grooming. Present this coupon before May 15th for $5 off...
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Oaktech: MC Hammer joins Vator Splash Oakland line-up for May conference

Want to see the fabulous r MC Hammer talk tech with a VC?   You can get your chance next month when the newly moved to Oakland tech and venture capital conference-- Vator Splash Oakland-- features a talk...
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“Oakland Reconstructed” panels dig into development issues

Places like Impact Hub Oakland are shaping up as mobilizing grounds for Oakland's alter-gentrificationists: the people who don't want to see the city's development driven solely by profit motives. Michael...
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a night at the mayor debate (community voices)

A day at the races. That is the mayor's race.  2014 run.  Oakland City. After having done this myself in 2010 and then having run for council in 2012 it sure felt different to sit in the balcony and be...
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Oaktech: Tech & Business Events, March 30-April 4

There's more and more happening in Oakland these days around tech, community, entrepreneurship, and business innovation. We've scoured Meetup, Eventbrite, Zvents and Facebook to bring you this list of...
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Brand New Affordable Housing Complex Downtown Now Accepting Applications

Do you qualify for affordable housing? The Nonprofit Affordable Housing Agency, EAH has opened their waitlist for a new housing community in Downtown Oakland they are calling Cathedral Gardens. A portion of...
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Oakland Tech Students to Host Mayoral Candidates

By Adrian Napolitano It’s 2014 and that means that it’s time for Oakland to vote for Mayor!  To launch the Oakland Mayoral race, the Oakland Tech Junior State of America Debate Club is hosting an...
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Tenants’ Rights Resolution Heads To Oakland City Council As Talks Continue

A resolution package giving Oakland renters some power to limit landlords' ability to pass on capital improvement costs to tenants was moved in its entirety to the full City Council next week.  A motion by...