Community photo of the week: Necklace of lights

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s photo is by Mark Gartland.

He writes that the photo is of “Lake Merritt’s iconic necklace of lights on a beautiful fall evening.”

If you’d like to contribute to “community photo of the week,” just send a favorite photograph taken in Oakland to with the subject: PHOTO. Oakland North cannot pay for community photos, except in gratitude and local love.

One Comment

  1. Robert Fowler

    nice Mark.
    Your pics are so much clearer when the G-dads aren’t standing in front of them

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