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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…

Community photo of the week: Rainbow over BART

Every week, Oakland North will publish a photo submitted by one of our readers. This week’s photo is by Jan Watten. She writes that it’s “a decisive moment at the West Oakland Bart station.” 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.  

Oakland by the ZIP code: Your photos, your community

This week, as part of our weekly photo series, the Pulse of Oakland, we are showcasing some of the community contributions to the Flickr stream. Our photographs come from Flickr users Neil Conway, Brandon Tauszik, Tricityterror, bearlikemouse, Kyle Mortara, karmacamilleeon, blocker1501, ljellis, Rachel Medanic, solanita , Regina Aragón and Ellen Lake. Look for more of their photographs on Flickr. We’ve seen some beautiful pictures uploaded to Flickr so far. You can submit your own ZIP code photos to the Pulse of Oakland project on Flickr. If…

Adoptable animal of the week: Shuggie

Oakland North is continuing with our feature. Every week, Oakland Animal Services will spotlight an “Animal of the Week” that’s up for adoption at their facility. This week it’s Shuggie. He is a darling, male spaniel mix. See information about him here: http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/26147593 Shuggie is one of many dogs and cats that will be available at Oakland Animal Services in the fourth annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2. That weekend, dog or cat…

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