Tag Archives: Bushrod

Volunteers gather at the Memorial Tabernacle Church for a lawn party to restore the church's garden on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (Yesica Prado/Oakland North)

At a mulching party, East Bay residents learn how to convert lawns to gardens

On a warm Saturday morning, people began to slowly stroll into the Memorial Tabernacle in Oakland’s Bushrod neighborhood. They were gathered not for a morning service, but for a special kind of lawn party. Trail...

Sound and pix: Oakland voters, at the polls, on election day

On the morning of Tuesday, November 6--election day--Oakland North reporters Aaron Mendelson and Mihir Zaveri headed to a polling location in North Oakland's Bushrod Community Center, to hear voters talk about Obama, the issues, and...