Tag Archives: Temescal

Cranes (not the feathered variety) in North Oakland

August 13, 2015

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With 4 major and several other projects breaking ground in the Temescal/North Oakland, it’s time to take a look at what all the activity is about. The combination of these projects will add hundreds of new units of housing, from studios to an entire senior assisted living complex to Safeway’s new “lifestyle” grocery store and […]

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Temescal Development 4700 Telegraph/make it very green

May 11, 2015

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For those of us who have followed the Temescal mixed used developments over the past 10 years, it’s welcome news that 4700 Telegraph will be up before the Planning Commission on Wed, May 20th. The 48 unit development has undergone some significant improvements since it was first entitled in 2006. Most importantly, this property and […]

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Obelisk for Temescal Entry? Installation Has Been Halted

June 8, 2014

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Update: The Temescal BID has agreed to halt installation and meet with local stakeholders (editor) The Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District (TTBID) has designed and is in the process of implementing a huge gateway sign/sculpture for the Temescal Neighborhood. There was no open, competitive process for selecting an artist and the community was not engaged […]

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Temescal Creation Story

April 1, 2013

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In the beginning was the Temescal Post Office, Genova Deli, Koryo Plaza, Clausen House, Reed Brothers Security, Bank of the West, G&G Hardware (now deceased), the Temescal Cafe (now deceased), Kaspar’s (deceased?), Ollies (lezzie bar now deceased) and Asmara. The rest along Telegraph Avenue was pretty much darkness. Genova begot Sagrada which begot The Aikido […]

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