Media, labor groups and civic leaders were almost breathless with enthusiasm in their praise for the Brooklyn Basin development, 3,100 units of mostly market rate housing that broke ground this spring on the waterfront from [...]
Causa Justa: Just Cause (CJJC), a multi-racial, grassroots organization that works for social justice for low-income San Francisco and Oakland residents, released a report this week that details the state of gentrification in the Bay [...]
The Greenlining Institute was created 21 years ago to fight against the practice of denying economic opportunities to people of color. Continuing its mission, it is now going to transform and renovate the former Bank [...]
Hundreds gathered in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriot in downtown Oakland to hear Outgoing NAACP President Benjamin Jealous speak Wednesday at the 10th annual meeting and awards luncheon of the Oakland African American Chamber [...]
Downtown Oakland has come back to life. Businesses are flourishing and bringing a new energy and spark to the downtown area. Imagine Affairs Art Lounge, 408 14th street, is adding a new sense of energy.
Hundreds of Warriors fans were treated to a free block party and pep rally hosted by former NBA player A.C. Green last Sunday at 13th and Broadway in downtown Oakland.
Bars. Concerts. Boutiques. Coffee Shops. First Fridays. Art galleries. Downtown Oakland is about more than corporate meetings and business suits meeting nowadays. It has become reflective of Oakland’s growing culture.A large purple sign reading “Planet [...]
Chris Scott, who has been working at Devry University in Downtown Oakland for the past 12 years, seemed to fall into the career that was meant for him.He had just finished his master’s degree at [...]
Underground Treasures has won the 2013 Best of Oakland Award in the Women’s Clothing Stores category by the Oakland Award Program. Underground Treasure offers one-of-a kind apparel and accessories from around the world.