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Community photo of the week: Super Stars

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image was taken by Rae Gedlaman at Reach Academy, and submitted by Daniel Lawlor of Super Stars Literacy. He writes, “Super Stars Literacy provides in school and after school K-2 reading interventions at four public schools in Oakland, as well as organizes family engagement nights celebrating reading. A parent told us, ‘The program has helped foster a love of reading in my son. His confidence in reading is…

Community photo of the week: Half a bridge

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image is by Jesse Shanks. If you’d like to contribute to “community photo of the week,” just send a favorite photograph taken in Oakland to staff@oaklandnorth.net with the subject: PHOTO. Please make all photographs large-sized, horizontal and in jpeg format. We’d love to hear a little bit about where and when you shot it, and why the image caught your eye. Oakland North cannot pay…

Community photo of the week: Walk around the lake

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image is by Lauren Stewart. “This photo was taken spontaneously while on a morning walk around the lake,” she writes. “My heart was filled with gratitude and love for Oakland, and I thought to myself, ‘How many cities in America have a beautiful lake in their downtown?’” If you’d like to contribute to “community photo of the week,” just send a favorite photograph taken in…

Community photo of the week: Kayaks and cranes

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image shot from the water is by Melissa Argue. She writes, “I shared this shot because while there are many beautiful and scenic spots to kayak in the Bay Area, one of our favorites is the Oakland ‘urban paddle,’ as we call it, full of industry, the coast guard ships, the port, graffiti, etc. This was a late afternoon shot and the first time…

Community photo of the week: Laney College

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image from Melissa Neal was taken at Laney College. If you’d like to contribute to “community photo of the week,” just send a favorite photograph taken in Oakland to staff@oaklandnorth.net with the subject: PHOTO. Please make all photographs large-sized and in jpeg format. Oakland North cannot pay for community photos, except in gratitude and local love.

Community photo of the week: Oakland Grand Prix

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image was sent by Judi Quach Rivas. Rivas writes, “I didn’t even know the Oakland Grand Prix existed, or was happening! Just stumbled upon it while walking to the park. Great surprise!” If you’d like to contribute to “community photo of the week,” just send a favorite photograph taken in Oakland to staff@oaklandnorth.net with the subject: PHOTO. Please make all photographs large-sized and in jpeg…

Community Photo of the Week: Longfellow Gate

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s image was sent by Valerie Conant. Conant writes, “This beautifully designed gate on Market Street in the Longfellow neighborhood welcomes visitors while it protects the main door.” If you’d like to contribute to “community photo of the week,” just send a favorite photograph taken in Oakland to staff@oaklandnorth.net with the subject: PHOTO. Please make all photographs large-sized and in jpeg format. Oakland North cannot pay…

Community Photo of the Week: Hospital Visit

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s photo is by Mark Gartland. Gartland writes, “Got to visit Highland Hospital last Father’s Day, and took this photo during my stay.” If you’d like to contribute to “community photo of the week,” just send a favorite photograph taken in Oakland to staff@oaklandnorth.net with the subject: PHOTO. Please make all photographs large-sized and in jpeg format. Oakland North cannot pay for community photos, except in…

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