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2012 Oakland Running Festival Economic Impact: $3.5 Million

According to a press release from Coorigan Sports, the producers of The Oakland Running Festival that was held March 26th, and which includes the Oakland Marathon and 5K, ran up (How’s that nod to Old Media?) a $3.5 million economic impact for Oakland. Here’s the release: Baltimore, MD (April 5th, 2012)–The third annual Oakland Running […]

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Oakland News: Kathy Neal Quits Assm Race, Blasts Joel Young; Boots Riley Strikes

A lot of Oakland News to catch up on so let’s get started. First, Kathy Neal called to explain that yes she’s out of the race for the 18th California Assembly District Seat, and while she’s not yet endorsing a candidate, the person she’s definitely not backing is AC Transit Board Member Joel Young. What […]