460 Grand Avenue Oakland Divides Adams Point At Lake Merritt

460 Grand Avenue is a planned development at a prime real estate address near Lake Merritt that, when finished, will offer 78 apartment units in a brand new five-story building. … Read More

Some day Silicon Valley will move north. Here’s why it should settle in Oakland – GigaOM

Some day Silicon Valley will move north. Here’s why it should settle in OaklandGigaOMThe main commercial district of Oakland — which for the sake of this discussion we’ll consider the … Read More

Woman Shot Near Oakland Superior Courthouse – CBS Local

Woman Shot Near Oakland Superior CourthouseCBS LocalRelated Tags: Crime, Lake Merritt, Oakland, Oakland Courthouse, Shooting. OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A woman was shot while walking near the Alameda County Superior … Read More

Libby Schaaf Enters Oakland Mayor’s Race: Implications

UPDATE: Libby Schaaf Files Papers To Run For Mayor Of Oakland Libby Schaaf shocks Oakland with Mayor’s Race talk. She did. (And look, some headlines says “Libby Schaaf expected to … Read More

Oakland City Council Approves McElhaney Redistricting Plan

The Oakland City Council approved a redistricting plan that calls for the adoption of “Map 26,” a new map that was the design of newly elected (2012) Oakland City Councilmember … Read More

Oakland City Council Redistricting Hearing Now: Maps 18, 21-28

The Oakland City Council is to take up the annually thorny issue of city council district boundary changes, or what’s called “redistricting.” Tonight, as I sit here at Oakland City … Read More

Oakland Lake Merritt: Too Many At-Large Criminals

The Oakland Grand Lake Business District, which for the purpose of this blog post I will say covers the triangle formed by Grand Avenue, Mandana, Lakeshore, and finally Lake Park … Read More

Oakland News: MISSSEY EVENT, Glover Memorial, Mayor Ruby, Love Our Lake, Schaaf

Oakland News, more of it today. EVENT ALERT: On Saturday, June 15th at 5pm, MISSSEY will host its second Annual Inspire Change Gala at Individual tickets are now on sale … Read More

Oakland Man Like Abraham Lincoln, The Mad Hatter, Walks Lake Merritt #oakland

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2iuw2Mlvns This was a fun interview that started as Carol Luna, an Oakland DJ and friend, said that I should interview “this guy who walks around the Lake and looks … Read More

The Alley Oakland’s Rod Dibble Recovers From Heart Attack

Rod Dibble, the long-time and beloved piano player at The Alley in Oakland at 3325 Grand Avenue (just up the street from the Grand Lake Theater and Lake Merritt) is … Read More

Chose Kids Park Over Dog Park In Oakland

Tonight, the Oakland City Council will take up the issue of a “Dog Park” at what is now called Astro Park, the popular green space bordered by Lakeshore, Mac Arthur, … Read More

Sean Sullivan, Oakland: $38 for 38 years – We Are Having A Party

Birthdays are great hallmarks for the journey of our lives. I, Sean Sullivan, want to invite you to join me in celebrating this journey at through a fundraising event we … Read More

Oakland News: White Male Robbers Mark Adams Point First

Oakland’s used to hearing about the focus of crimes being Black or Latino males – well, we have a turning point. Perhaps a combination of the changing demographics of Oakland, … Read More

Twitter Updates for 2012-05-16

I uploaded a @YouTube video http://t.co/GSeXusWT Oakland Cleveland Cascade Stairway Lighting At Lake Merritt # I uploaded a @YouTube video http://t.co/mLizYuOv David Shaw Stanford Head Football Coach At 2012 NFL … Read More

Morrie Turner, Wee Pals Cartoon Creator, Honored By Oakland City Council

Morrie Turner is the symbol of Oakland’s unique way it expresses its diverse culture. The famous cartoonist best known for his Wee Pals cartoon creations, is as much a part … Read More

Occupy Oakland Mobs Uptown Property And Splash Pad Park

As this is written, there’s a helicopter over Downtown Oakland on Sunday morning. According to the blog of Occupy Oakland, the organization took over the much-talked-about abandoned lot in Downtown … Read More