Silicon Valley comes to Oakland

Jun 25, 2014
The tech start-up scene in Oakland is distinguishing itself with diversity.
Posted In: Oakland, Silicon Valley, gentrification

West Oakland: From Black families to tech geeks

Oct 16, 2013
The housing crisis hit many black families in West Oakland. One community activist thinks how the real-estate market is doing now doesn't match the neighborhood.
Posted In: housing prices, Oakland, Bay Area

Oakland neighbors turn to crowdfunding for security

Oct 8, 2013
Using a Kickstarter-like web platform to fill the gaps left by the police force
Posted In: Oakland, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing

Oakland A's consider a move to Silicon Valley

Jul 22, 2013
Everyone agrees the Oakland Athletics need a new baseball stadium. The debate is whether to build in Oakland or San Jose.
Posted In: Oakland, baseball, MLB

Deadline incentive speeds up Bay Bridge project

Jul 5, 2013
To speed things up, officials offered contractors a $20 million incentive if they finished on time.
Posted In: california, San Francisco, bridge, Oakland

'Popuphood' aims to bring new business to Old Oakland

Apr 30, 2012
A small business incubator seeks to revitalize a neighborhood in Oakland through a handful of pop-up stores that have no plans to close.
Posted In: Oakland, pop-up stores, Retail, Small Business