Tag Archives: Downtown Oakland

BrooklynBasin

Brooklyn Basin on a Fast Track, Largest Residential Development in City’s History

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 [...]
CJJC

Gentrification Is Not Inevitable, Says Report

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 [...]
Post Reporter Tasion Kwamilele Interviews Outgoing NAACP CEO and President Ben Jealous

Outgoing NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Speaks to African American Chamber

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 [...]
Photos by Spencer Whitney. Graphics Design by Adam Turner.

Warriors Fanfest in Oakland

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.
Dwayne Wiggins

Dwayne Wiggins to Open Wine Hookah Lounge on 14th Near Broadway

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 [...]
UT

Downtown Oakland Business Wins ‘Best of Oakland” Award

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.