Tag Archives: East Oakland

Lyfe in Los Angeles in a corner of his sky rise home. Ise's house is filled with books, artifacts and artwork reflecting his faith, studies, and curiosities.

East Oakland Native and Social Entrepreneur Ise Lyfe Still Gets Business Done on Behalf of the People Returns to Oakland on January 26th to perform Highly Successful Independent Album "Slave Revolt"

  Oakland’s native son, Ise Lyfe, has seemingly done it all. From HBO Def Poetry Jam and Huffington Post Contributor to Ted Talk and guest lecturer at over 50 universities domestic and abroad, Ise Lyfe [...]
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Allen Temple Baptist Church – The History of East Oakland Affordable Housing

The Reverend Drs. J. Alfred Smith, Sr., Senior Pastor Emeritus and J. Alfred Smith, Jr., current Senior Pastor of Allen Temple Baptist Church, have a combined fifty-plus years of service as visionaries in the development [...]
Bishop Bob Jackson and Post Publisher Paul Cobb display the Acts Full Gospel Community Development Corporation’s $30 Million Plan for Affordable Rental Apartments at 94th Avenue at International Boulevard. The project’s plan calls for 3,500 sq.ft. of retail commercial space, 3,000 sq.ft. of recreation/community space providing for financial literacy classes, job placement, tutoring and adult education classes. Photo by Lawrence Bryant.

Bishop Bob Jackson is Making Affordable Housing happen

Bishop Bob Jackson, pastor of Acts Full Gospel Church of God in Christ, has not given up hope on the Black community’s ability to come together with its own finances and resources to create affordable [...]
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David Glover Center Delivers Innovative Tech-Based Programs for Youth and Adults

The David E. Glover Education and Technology Center is providing place-based technology programs to underserved youth, adults and families at its newly renovated offices, based in East Oakland since 1997.
Castlemont quarterback Joe Feao (1) is pressured by Castlemont's Ramone Sanders (25) and Jayshaun Thomas (86) in the first half of their  Oakland Athletic League opening football game at McClymonds High football field in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

Castlemont vs. McClymonds OAL Silver Bowl Championship

  Castlemont High School in East Oakland and McClymonds High School in West Oakland will compete for the Oakland Athletic League (OL) Silver Bowl championship, Friday, Nov 25, at 3:15 p.m.at Laney College, 900 Fallon [...]
Visitors enjoy the “Protect the Sacred” exhibit at the Intertribal Friendship House on Wednesday. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

From Oakland to Standing Rock: Native American Activists Back Struggle to Protect the Sacred

Dozens of community members gathered Wednesday evening at the Intertribal Friendship House in East Oakland for the opening of an art exhibit highlighting the ongoing struggle by Native American activists to halt the construction of [...]
East Oakland residents and members of ACCE lead Mayor Libby Schaaf on a tour of a flatland neighborhood street, pointing out the poor road conditions. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

East Oakland Residents Take Mayor Schaaf on Tour of Neglected Flatland Streets

On Saturday morning, dozens of East Oakland residents gathered in Elmhurst Park to await the arrival of Mayor Libby Schaaf, who had been invited to take a brief tour to witness what neighbors describe as [...]
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Growing Voices Demand Coliseum City Must Yield Results for Residents

In the wake of the City Council decision to amend the Coliseum Area Specific Plan to protect businesses in the Oakland Airport Business Park, a coalition of local residents, Oakland workers, youth and faith leaders [...]