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Communitize DON’T Privatize!/Private Security Patrols are not the Answer

May 26, 2014

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Flyers are up across the Temescal asking folks to donate $157.50 for a 6 month contract for a private security car to drive by your house 3 times a day to “check in” on your house. Some other neighborhoods have also instituted this crowd  sourcing approach as a way to feel better. As much as […]

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The Assault of Interconnectivity

November 7, 2013

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True confession: I’m a super late adapter. I’m 54 and an events organizer but only bought the simplest cell phone a few months ago for emergencies and travel, and I’ve only used it a few times. It’s not that I’m a real technophobe as I’m as dependent as most folks on email for work and […]

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Bites Off Broadway Returns this Friday, May 10th

May 6, 2013

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Bites Off Broadway returns Friday nights, May 10-Oct 11 Opening Night Vendors: Fist of Flour, Doc’s of the Bay, Tina Tamale, Go Streatery, Annakoot and Blue Saigon. The Temescal continues to be one of the epicenters in Oakland’s food renaissance and street food is definitely in the mix. Your neighborhood yummy pod is back May […]

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Where in Oakland?

May 6, 2013

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Do you recognize this image? It’s from Oakland, and if you can tell us precisely where, you’ll eligible to win a $10 gift certificate to an upcoming Bites off Broadway. Email your answer to where@loakal.com by this Thursday at 5 pm Oakland time to enter. We’ll randomly pick a winner each week and announce the winner here at […]

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Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Rally-Lake Merritt on Wed 3:30pm

March 30, 2013

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Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Rally Lake Merritt BART Station Oakland, Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013, 3:30 PM Join us at the Lake Merritt BART Station to say NO to the Keystone XL Pipeline! (With our voice and homemade signs) Those that wish will then travel together to San Francisco to deliver our message to President Obama […]

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