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The Golden Gate Audubon Society and Oakland Zoo have teamed up to rescue baby birds that have fallen from their nests. Watch members on a heron rescue mission in downtown Oakland.
Entrepreneurs from other industries are moving into the space and creating a social bubble that excludes the “underground” group.
The Genova Delicatessen, located at 5095 Telegraph Avenue, has been part of the famous Temescal Plaza since 1926. When it first opened it sold mostly just pastas and sauces but in the late 1960s the deli began to focus on making and selling sandwiches and has since become a staple place for many locals to…
Men Creating Peace (MCP) is one of the few domestic violence organizations in Alameda County specifically geared towards men. Founded in 2009, the organization aims to help men who’ve been involved in violent acts adopt coping mechanisms so that they can develop healthier relationships with partners, family and their community.
Over the past few months, 11 marijuana measures were approved for California’s November 2016 ballot, and Blum Oakland became the first ever publicly traded marijuana dispensary, solidifying Oakland’s title as the cannabis capital of the country.
In over 40 years working at the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Mike Martin, now Alameda County battalion chief, has never seen anything like October 20, 1991 in the hills east of Oakland and Berkeley. “Extreme fire conditions, high-velocity wind,” Martin recalls. The 20 to 30 miles per hour winds, with gusts of…
Earlier this month the Institute for Policy Studies, a Washington, D.C. think tank, reported that the average white family today has net assets of $141,900, compared with the $11,000 for African American families. This hollowing out of the African American family asset base is a nationwide phenomenon that can be explained by the shrinking African American middle class. It’s even more a factor in “strong market” regions like the Bay Area, where housing costs are soaring.
Order of Malta Free Clinic, the only religious-based free health clinic in Oakland, CA, hopes to expand hours from two and half days a week to five days a week after raising $175,000 in funds.