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Temple Beth Abraham Gets a Biblical Garden

Richard Applebaum donates his time and materials to create an Old Testament garden at an Oakland temple with curated notes on the plants’ biblical significance.
September 26, 2015

Free Oakland Up’s Jocelyn Meggait Gives Away Stuff to Change the Perception of Stuff

An art studio in the Dimond District melds economics, social studies, and art in a space where everything is given away.
September 26, 2015

Alameda Backyard Growers Urges People to Plant

Amanda Bruemmer is active in an organization that teaches the power of growing your own food.
September 22, 2015

Deck Does Wonders for Craftsman’s Backyard

Berkeley residents Bob and Bonnie Hester reclaim their yard with an innovative deck replacement that includes an art glass screen mimicking their Craftsman home.
September 15, 2015

Brotherly Love on Haight Avenue

The Haighters forge friendships and families that last a lifetime.
September 08, 2015

Cleaning and Painting Add Home Value When Selling

For maximum return on investment, local experts recommend a spic-and-span home with fresh paint.
September 05, 2015

Chinatown Without the Tourist Kitsch

Eat, shop, and play in a vibrant neighborhood full of busy markets, public performances, and remarkable cuisine.
July 16, 2015

Oakland Techonomy Has Major Pluses

Twitter, LinkedIn, and Yelp stocks took a dive, so does it stand to reason that Oakland’s booming tech economy will follow suit? Is Oakland headed for tech apocalypse?
July 15, 2015

Limited Inventory Ups Prices

Red Oak Realty’s top producer, Deidre Joyner, talks strategies to fit home owners’ and buyers’ needs in the East Bay.
July 13, 2015

West Oakland Walk Honors Neighborhood Achievements

Two visionary East Bay architects, Phillip Banta and Norman Hooks, have a monumental plan to honor the history of West Oakland through a walkable thematic loop.
July 13, 2015