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Oakland, California is located in Alameda County. Zip codes in Oakland, CA include 94606, 94605, and 94623. The median home price in Oakland is $400,000 which is roughly $341/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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23 min ago | East Bay Express

Hey, Bands: Submit to the 6th Annual Mission Creek Oakland Festival

Organizers of the Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival are gearing up for another big year - and they're looking for bands to book.

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23 min ago | SFGate

Oakland Children's Fairyland puppeteer Lewis Mahlmann dies

Artist-actor Lewis Mahlmann knew how to charm children with his version of classic tales and handmade puppets at Children's Fairyland in Oakland.

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2 hrs ago | Oakland Post

Diallo Mwathi Jeffery Captures Oakland in Angelic New Light

Diallo Mwathi Jeffery will feature his new fine art photography exhibit, Oakland and Beyond / Sense of Place, at PHOTO gallery, 473 25th Street, from April 17 - May 17. Jeffery's, a graduate of Oakland High School and Morehouse College, has had his works featured in notable Oakland galleries including the Rotunda Building in Downtown Oakland.

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4 hrs ago | East Bay Express

Rosenblum Cellars Coming to Jack London Square

More development news for Jack London Square: A month after we reported on plans to build a massive entertainment complex at the site of the old Barnes and Noble , Rosenblum Cellars has announced that it will be moving its East Bay Visitors Center from its current location in Alameda to the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square.

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8 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Teenage girl kidnapped and robbed in Oakland

A teenage girl was discovered screaming on a Berkeley street early Wednesday after she was abducted and robbed in Oakland, authorities said.

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10 hrs ago | Pleasanton Weekly

AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking more than Lewis Clinton Jr., 57, was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court in Hayward on Monday on the charges that he stole funds from Allen Temple Baptist Church.

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11 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle

A's making a pitch to remain in Oakland

The Oakland A's are negotiating for an extension so they can remain in the Coliseum after all, despite years of looking southward.

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15 hrs ago | East Bay Express

Can I Recycle That?

In 2013, residents and businesses in Alameda County dumped as much as $70 million worth of recyclable and compostable items into the garbage.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

SiliconValley.com

Bay Area apartment rents set record

Bay Area apartment rents are rising at nearly double-digit annual rates and have reached record levels, according to a report released Tuesday, prompting some analysts to warn that the region's economic boom could be choked off by the relentless rise.

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Oakland Post

Tony Thurmond speaks at a house party last Sunday. Photo by Ken Epstein

With election season now in full swing, Assembly District 15 candidate Tony Thurmond is making the rounds to house parties in his district, which includes Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Berkeley, Piedmont and parts of North Oakland.

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Oakland Post

New Positive Energy Feeds Oakland Renewal

The Oakland Visitor and Convention Bureau is no more, having been replaced by Visit Oakland, a new nonprofit group formed to encourage tourism and promote Oakland.

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East Bay Express

Crop of Dreams

The East Bay has long had a passion for sustainable food systems, but the opportunities to farm large pieces of land here are few and far between.

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East Bay Express

More Stages for East Bay Bands at Oakland Drops Beats Music Crawl

Oakland Drops Beats Music Crawl begins at 15th and Webster streets on Saturday, Apr. 19. 2 p.m., free.

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East Bay Express

How To Grow Organic Pot

Spring has sprung, and if you're thinking about growing some medical cannabis this year, it's time to get cracking.

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East Bay Express

Re: Tuesday Must Reads: AC Transit Official Charged with Stealing...

Clinton, who was arraigned Monday in court, is accused of using his position as board president of two church-run nonprofits that provide housing to low-income Oakland residents to steal money.

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Inside Bay Area

Giant Robot magazine feted in new Oakland exhibit

Giant Robot began as a one-man publication run by Eric Nakamura out of his parents' Southern California home.

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SFGate

Alamar bringing upscale Asian-Cajun to Oakland's Grand Ave.

Cajun seafood boil restaurants have become something of a thing in the Bay Area in recent years, with new spots popping up everywhere from San Francisco to San Jose to Oakland.

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SFGate

Oakland considers naming-rights deals for parks

Raunte Colly shoots a basket during a game with friends at Brookdale Park in Oakland, which may begin seeking donors to pay for maintaining public parks and, in return, letting them take credit for their support.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Description released of possible arson suspect in fire at Children's Hospital office

Investigators have released a description of a possible suspect in a suspicious fire that burned administrative offices for Children's Hospital Oakland earlier this month.

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KTVU Oakland

Woman pulled from under BART train expected to survive

A medical emergency on BART's Montgomery Station westbound track caused delays for thousands of passengers during Monday's evening commute.

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