Many great inventions claim Oakland as their birthplace, but which ones really hail from here? The Mai Tai? The squeegee? The phone booth? We put some of Oakland’s most famous inventions to the credibility test.
The Street Style/Dream Seam School of Fashion gives Oakland teens a place to sketch, knit, sew and be around other creative people while learning about the ins and outs of the art and fashion scenes.
A close up look at many of the memorable images from the March 4 protest that stretched from the UC Berkeley campus to Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland.
Eight-hundred protesters assembled near Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue in support of the March 4th Day of Action. The march, which commenced at noon, went from Sather Gate in Berkeley to Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland for a rally.
Evoking the memory of a gruesome, 2009 murder, Oakland’s City Attorney announces a lawsuit for an injunction against 19 members of the North Side Oakland street gang.
Many other Oaklanders have a feverish attachment to the famed Bakesale Betty’s fried chicken sandwich and to the cheerful Temescal corner where it is currently housed. But in April, Betty will have a new way to serve her faithful patrons, a second location on the corner of West Grand and Broadway.