The lightweight instruments are perfect for traveling, sound great, and have roots traced back to Oakland.
Natel Energy, Saildrone, and Wrightspeed have followed Makani Power to Alameda Point to create an active green-business incubator.
Tech’s footprint in Oakland could grow several sizes overnight if Silicon Valley property manager Lane Partners lures in a major tech firm with its $48 million renovation of the Sears building.
Comal and Oliveto owe soothing sonic solutions to Meyer Sound of Berkeley and the company’s revolutionary computer-controlled Constellation electronic sound system and Libra sound-absorbent wall panels.
When you take off for a hike, make sure you go prepared, particularly for longer treks. And don’t forget your phone—and one or two of these apt mobile apps.
Learn more about the familiar and unfamiliar places you travel with the digital guide Field Trip, a free app from Google.
Chefs Feed hooks up eaters and experts.
To some East Bay sports fans, blogger Rhamesis Muncada is as popular as a Denver Broncos fan sitting in the Oakland Coliseum’s Black Hole while wearing a bright orange John Elway jersey. He describes himself as a big A’s fan who merely wants what every admirer of the team craves, a new stadium—except not necessarily in Oakland.
If you went to the Oakland estuary and saw Brooklyn Basin today, it might be hard to envision that this large field of dirt mounds adjacent to derelict warehouse space could one day be a neighborhood destination with as much panache as Lake Merritt or Jack London Square. But Brooklyn Basin developers envision just that: high-rise residences, peaceful parks, coffee shops, famers’ markets, and thriving marinas.