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Unleash Creativity for Public School Kids

Laurie Pitman of Arts for Oakland Kids wants you to know why arts education in public schools is such a good thing.
November 04, 2015

Preparing for the Big One

Oaklanders confess to varying states of preparedness when it comes to planning for an earthquake.
November 04, 2015

Acta Non Verba Spreads Opportunity Through Farming

Thanks to East Oakland native Kelly Carlisle, an urban farm project for youth connects kids to the community.
October 22, 2015

Win or Lose, the Key to the Raiders’ Identity is Found in the Parking Lot

Nothing says Oakland like chilling and grilling at the Coliseum on a Raiders game day.
October 08, 2015

Bryan Parker Is Back in the Game

The former Oakland mayoral candidate rallies the community to help the Castlemont High School Football team, and it’s working.
October 08, 2015

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

Alameda, Post-Punk Paradise

How did our Mayberry by the Bay become a mecca for so many misfits, outcasts, and rebels?
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

Life Lessons from George Jones

A daughter shares what her larger-than-life, freewheeling dad taught her about enjoying life just in time for Father’s Day.
June 17, 2015

Mike Restivo Is High on Aviation

As a volunteer at the Oakland Aviation museum, this retired United Airlines maintenance trainer shares nonstop enthusiasm for all things flight related.
June 09, 2015