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Architectural Stunner to Get Facelift

For more than a decade, The former Oakland Auditorium has sat idle at the east end of Lake Merritt. Waiting, in all its grandeur, for someone to step-up and return it to its former glory. Well, the time has come! The redevelopment is set to be underway by this summer. With a rich history focused on community engagement, locals are hoping the refurbished auditorium will be restored what it once was. Read More

La Grana!

The location of La Grana is not the destination. The amazing tacos ARE, however. Go, eat and enjoy. Just try to not spill it on your pants or in your car. I dare you! Have a great weekend. And, good luck to those running in the Oakland Marathon! Read More

The New Champs

Golden State Warriors step aside, there’s a new team of Champs in town! The Oakland Tech Girls Basketball team has just won the state title. After an outstanding season, the Bulldogs proved their star power and played an amazing final game with a score of 57-22. We are proud of this team and send a big congratulations. Go Bulldogs!!! Read More

Oakland Roots

It has been tough for many sports fans in Oakland to watch our city’s professional teams leave us. We may still mourn the impending loss of The Warriors and The Raiders, but can ignite new hope with The Oakland Roots. Although it’s not official, the team is making progress with becoming our newest pro squad by signing its first player: Devonte Dubose. A graduate of Bishop O’Dowd High School, Dubose was born and raised in Oakland. He’s excited to be part of this pioneering effort and hopes to see the sport take foot, sooner rather than later. Read More