An Iraq war veteran who was struck in the head by a police bean bag during an Occupy Oakland protest in 2011 received a settlement of $4.5 million Friday from the city.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan painted her vision of Oakland rising, with her 10K Two plan for new housing, a rebuilt police force in progress, and the retention of its beloved sports teams.
Community events and activities for the weekend of February 1-2 2014. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments! Friday, January 31 Open Studio 10 am – 1 pm mocha 1625 Clay St., Oakland, CA, 94612 Create, explore, and discover in our new drop-in studio space! Friday Nights @ OMCA 5 – 9 pm OMCA 1000 Oak St., Oakland, CA, 94607 Oakland’s popular weekly night market is back for a new year of fun and festivities! Join…
Alexis is a gentle and easy-to-please girl whose favorite pastime is curling up for a nap in just about any soft, sunny spot. When she’s not napping, she loves to snuggle close to people for cheek scratches and belly-rubs. Alexis can be playful at times, especially when presented with just the right string toy. She may need a day or two to settle in to a new home, but once she feels safe, she is filled with purrs. Alexis will…
Chumly is a gentle-natured, 2-year-old American Bulldog mix who has
quickly become a volunteer favorite. He adores belly rubs and cuddles
and will make a loving addition to any home.
Our adoptable pet of the week is a sweet netherland dwarf rabbit named Lulu. A volunteer who visits Lulu frequently reports that she can sometimes be bashful with new people, but once she’s familiar with you she’ll eagerly accept snuggling, nose rubs and pets.
Community events and activities for the weekend of December 13-15 2013. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!
Our adoptable pet of the week is a beautiful and gentle 7-year-old dilute calico cat named Minuet.
The death of Nelson Mandela last week revived memories of the day in 1990 when the anti-apartheid leader spoke in Oakland. Among those present was Oakland resident Sonny Le, a former boat person from Vietnam, now a U.S. citizen and instructor at San Francisco State. In a guest op-ed, Mandela’s example altered his DNA, and changed the course of his life.
A listing of community meals and activities in Oakland for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Our adoptable pet of the week is Foxy, a stunning silver marten rabbit with positive energy.
Friday, November 15 The African Queen 8 pm Paramount Theatre 2025 Broadway, Oakland $5 Directed by John Huston and based on the novel by C.S. Forester with a script by Jame Agee. A crude gin-swilling riverboat captain (Humphrey Bogart) down on his luck in Africa is persuaded by a prim and proper missionary (Katherine Hepburn) to use his boat to attack a German warship. Oaktown Music Festival Winner’s Party: Doors at 6 pm, Show at 7 pm Awaken Café 1429…
Our adoptable pet of the week is a handsome cat named Cisco. Dressed to the nines in his slick, black tuxedo, Cisco is an adventurous young guy, approximately 2 years old. This curious and friendly cat loves to be involved in the action and is the perfect side-kick for almost any activity. He will do best in a home where he will get lots of regular daily playtime. Because Cisco can sometimes play a bit rough, we recommend he go…
Community events and activities for the weekend of November 9-10, 2013. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it to the comments!