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This Weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of September 13 – 15, 2013. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!

Barbara Lee nominated as representative to U.N.

Lee, who represents California’s 13th congressional district and will continue her work in Oakland, said she was “deeply honored” to receive the nomination.

This Weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of September 6 – 8, 2013. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!

Commuters sound off on Bay Bridge closure

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will be shut down Wednesday night for a five-day construction project by Caltrans, the Bay Area Toll Authority and the California Transportation Commission.

Oakland ranks No. 11 on list of best cities for tech startups

Available space, low real estate prices, access to talent pools like U.C. Berkeley and an attractive urban vibe all draw new tech startups—outshining drawbacks like crime and a troubled school system that still challenge the city.

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan announces resignation

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan announced Wednesday morning that he is stepping down from the department and seeking medical retirement. The abrupt resignation came moments before a scheduled news conference with Jordan and former New York City and Los Angeles Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, which was quickly canceled. Bratton was set to present a crime…

Oakland at Work: Driving a bus for AC Transit

The sky starts to lighten as Joyce Masih heads out to her bus. It’s just after 6 a.m. at the AC Transit bus yard in Hayward, and Masih is all smiles.

This Weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of April 19-21 2012. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments! Friday, April 19 MOCHA at the Library 3 – 5 p.m. Elmhurst Library Branch, 538 9th Street, Oakland A teaching artist will be on hand at the library for an art…