Knight Digital Media Center: 2013: Switching your CMS: How, why two community sites did it

Street Fight: How Partnerships Can Help Hyperlocal Sites Expand Their Reach

Columbia Journalism Review: Oakland Local Covers Occupy Oakland 

Center for Social Media: Oakland Local demonstrates the power of community-centered journalism

Street Fight: Block-by-Blockers Respond to Borrell’s Revenue Prescription

Nieman Journalism Lab: KQED public radio embraces the other guys, forging partnerships with HuffPo and hyperlocal sites  

Nieman Journalism Lab: Pushing to the Future of Journalism

Oakland Local wins an Oaklandish Innovator’s Award for 2011

Online News Association Award: Oakland Police Beat was nominated for a 2014 journalism award

East Bay Express: Readers voted Oakland Local the Best Local Twitter Account (pg. 55)

Gigaom: When data journalism meets hyper-local — Oakland Local launches Police Beat

Journalism that Matters: Hack the Hood with Oakland Local

Poynter: Oakland Local studied cell phone users before developing a mobile strategy

What the Fork: Oakland Local’s ongoing series about Oakland street food

Truthout: Fifth Graders Teach Oakland School District to Buy Local Food

Amy Sample Ward: Case Study in Local: Oakland Local

In 2011, Oakland Local won prizes for reporting from The Society of Professional Journalists/Northern California, the East Bay Press Club, and the California Grant Jurors’ Association, with judges praising its authenticity, diversity and on the ground view of important local issues.