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Oakland Local: Seeking new management as of June 2015

After 6 years of operation and more than 5,000 published stories, community voices, videos and images, Oakland Local’s come to a fork in the road. Co-founder Susan Mernit has spent six years running the site...
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Manna Gallery Presents “Mindscapes”

Manna Gallery is pleased to present “Mindscapes”, a selection of recent work by Ray Holbert and Mark Lightfoot, opening First Friday April 1 and continuing to May 14. A reception for Holbert and Lightfoot...
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Manna Gallery Presents ” Device as Design”

Manna Gallery is pleased to present “Device as Design”, a selection of recent ceramic sculptures by San Jose artist Danny Rosales, opening February 18 and continuing to March 26. A reception for Rosales...
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“Suspended in Time”, Artworks by Luz Marina Ruiz

Manna Gallery is pleased to present “Suspended in Time”, an exhibition of innovative concepts by Luz Marina Ruiz. The show opens Friday, January 8 and continues to Saturday, February 13. The gallery will...
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“Cirque”, New Paintings by Elaine Maute

Manna Gallery is pleased to present “Cirque”, an exhibition of new paintings by Elaine Maute`. Elaine’s artwork will be on view from November 6 to December 19, 2015. A reception for the artist will take...
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Manna Gallery Presents: Earth Branch Bloom

Manna Gallery is pleased to present “Earth Branch Bloom”, an exhibition of works by Dan Weber. Dan’s mixed media will be on view from September 25 to October 31, 2015. A reception for Dan will take place...
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Donna Day Westerman: “Second Nature”

Manna Gallery is pleased to present ”Second Nature”, an exhibition of works by Donna Day Westerman. Donna’s masterful woodcuts, etchings and tempera paintings will be on view from August 14 through...
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West Oakland streets calm but tension remains

Shots were fired last Tuesday night near 30th St. in West Oakland, disrupting the relative calm there since the tragic shooting death of a single mother on March 9. The death of Chyemil Pierce remains on...
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Social media helps Oaklanders find jobs

The days of endless Craigslist scrolling are over. Summertime calls for a change in routine. Whether you're looking for that next step or finding your starting point, these five social media...
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Speak Up Oakland encourages civic involvement

At a time when the mayor’s office has been under increasing scrutiny about corralling public comment during city council meetings and corralling protesters after dark, City Clerk LaTonda Simmons is hoping to...