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YouTube's Chad Hurley & VC Tim Draper at BizWorld Lunch

YouTube's Chad Hurley & VC Tim Draper at BizWorld Lunch

I had the pleasure of attending a great lunch event. YouTube Co-Founder Chad Hurley was the featured guest at the BizWorld.org luncheon on ...
Oakland Raiders Steve Smith Needs Our Help

Oakland Raiders Steve Smith Needs Our Help

Oakland Raiders running back Steve Smith needs the help of every Raider and football fan as he battles ALS or "Lou Gehrig's Disease...
Oakland Guardian Angels Need You To Help Them

Oakland Guardian Angels Need You To Help Them

The Guardian Angels established an Oakland, California chapter in 2007 to help fight crime. Now, they need more Oaklanders to help them. Her...
Montera Elementary School - In Trouble? Times Have Changed!

Montera Elementary School - In Trouble? Times Have Changed!

This is news to me. In the 70s and 80s, Montera was a well-regarded school. Not any more. I think many of the school problems have to do ...
Safety First Oakland - New Website Focuses On Safety

Safety First Oakland - New Website Focuses On Safety

There's a new website to learn more about Oakand safety initiatives called "Safety First Oakland" -- here it is: http://www...
Easy Lounge Owner Calls - Took Care Of Situation - Thanks From OaklandFocus

Easy Lounge Owner Calls - Took Care Of Situation - Thanks From OaklandFocus

Last week, I had the pleasure of talking to the owner of Easy Lounge on Lakeshore and where I had the very unpleasant encounter which I op...
Hot Pink Feathers Christmas Video From Cafe Van Kleef

Hot Pink Feathers Christmas Video From Cafe Van Kleef

Hot Pink Feathers is the popular dance group that performs at Cafe Van Cleef (on 1621 Telegraph in Downtown Oakland) on the first Sa...
Video: A Day At The Oakland Raiders Game | Oakland Raiders v. Indianapolis Colts

Video: A Day At The Oakland Raiders Game | Oakland Raiders v. Indianapolis Colts

Ever wonder what a day at the Oakland Raiders game is like. See my video of my day at the Raiders / Colts game. It features Raider Legen...
Oakland's Burckhalter Elementary School and Sankofa Academy Remain Open - Tribune

Oakland's Burckhalter Elementary School and Sankofa Academy Remain Open - Tribune

Two Oakland schools escape closure District postpones decision to close Burckhalter, Sankofa for another year By Katy Murphy, STAFF WRITER ...
Berkeley's Freight & Salvage To Open New Place In 2009

Berkeley's Freight & Salvage To Open New Place In 2009

According to the East Bay Daily News , the small venue called Freight & Salvage will become much larger in 2009, in a 14,000 square fe...
Another Senseless Oakland Killing - 16 Year Old "John Doe" - Tribune

Another Senseless Oakland Killing - 16 Year Old "John Doe" - Tribune

This is totally terrible as no one knows who he is. Terrible. Police seek ID of Oakland slaying victim Article Last Updated: 12/18/20...
"Oakland Speaks" - Video Interviews On Cost Of Living In Oakland

"Oakland Speaks" - Video Interviews On Cost Of Living In Oakland

I discovered this video on YouTube.com called "Oakland Speaks" and not to give too much away, but it's a well-done, heartfelt ...
The Mural On The Back Of The EBAYC Building - Video

The Mural On The Back Of The EBAYC Building - Video

Just a video of the mural, but it says a lot about what the artist thinks of Oakland. Take a look:
Bloggers Moan Lack of Retail In Oakland During Christmas

Bloggers Moan Lack of Retail In Oakland During Christmas

Bloggers like Refin and Nancy Friedman have openly pointed to Oakland's chronic lack of retail venues during the holidays. Friedman ...
After A Year, "Easy" Lounge Still Has A Race Problem; Or At Least Brian The Bartender Does

After A Year, "Easy" Lounge Still Has A Race Problem; Or At Least Brian The Bartender Does

I just returned from a brief trip to Easy Bar on Lakeshore Avenue. I don't frequent the establishment, but time-removed from the openi...
Shootin' Lucy | Punk Rock Band | Stork Club Oakland Show

Shootin' Lucy | Punk Rock Band | Stork Club Oakland Show

This is a music video shot impromptu at a place called The Stork Club on 2330 Telegraph Ave. I just happened to have my camera and they we...
A Plea For More Detailed Descriptions Of People By Oakland Neighbors

A Plea For More Detailed Descriptions Of People By Oakland Neighbors

This Yahoo! Message Board post really bothered me: Around 4pm today there was a young African-American (teenager 15-18yo) on a bike wearing...
Amanda Stokes Missing In Oakland - Worked at Cafe De Bartolo on Grand Av

Amanda Stokes Missing In Oakland - Worked at Cafe De Bartolo on Grand Av

Amanda Stokes, a 33-year-old blonde white female at 5 foot 4 inches is missing and has been since Sunday, November 25th. According to a fly...

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