Your Call: The state of senior services

What’s being done to address senior poverty? What resources are available for seniors?

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Thank you, Frederick Law Olmstead (1822-1903), for Prospect Park in Brooklyn, and Happy Birthday!

Today is Wednesday, April 26, 2017 the 146th day of the year with 249 days remaining.

Sunrise: 6:19am  

Sunset: 7:56pm us 13 hours and 34 minutes of daylight.  None of the moon will be visible, it’s new!

Your Call: The state of senior services

Apr 26, 2017

What’s being done to address senior poverty? What resources are available for seniors?

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The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir brings together singers from many faiths and walks of life, united in their passion for black gospel and spiritual music. The choir is hosting its very first international interfaith gospel music conference

Photo by Bill Joyce

Most artists follow their visions in the privacy of their studios, but one Oakland artist is re-defining public space: a park. Laila Espinoza is a community artist — one whose art touches larger social themes while engaging the surrounding community. She does all this at Athol Plaza Park in Oakland nearly every weekend.

According to the National Registry of Exonerations, 2,000 people have been exonerated after false convictions since 1989. Men of color are disproportionately victims of the injustice.

Looking At Education with Carol Kocivar April 25, 2017

Jeff Zender

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with dancer and choreographer Stacey Printz, artistic director of Printz Dance Project (PDP), about the world premiere of GLASSlands, an evening-length dance project that explores ‘proximity, visibility, technology and connection in a culture of ever increasing emotional and intimate distances’. Choreographed by Printz and featuring set designs by Sean Riley, GLASSlands is performed May 4-6 at Z Space in San Francisco. 

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This is a time of ritual, through Solstice, Passover, Easter and other traditions.

"In a Paradise"

Aurora Nguyen, Garfield Elementary

Local Music: Cocktails

Apr 25, 2017

This nice music? It’s by a band called Cocktails. Their motto is, “Nice pop music for nice pop people.”


A celebration of East Oakland by the artists who live, work and create there.


Almanac - Thursday, 4-27-17

Pamper your dog today! Today is Thursday, April 27, 2017 the 147th day of the year with 248 days remaining. Sunrise: 6:18am Sunset: 7:57pm us 13 hours and 38 minutes of daylight. It’s a New Moon, none of it will be visible.

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