East Oakland Boxing Association http://kalw.org en Thinking outside the boxing ring in East Oakland http://kalw.org/post/thinking-outside-boxing-ring-east-oakland-0 <p>East Oakland can be a tough neighborhood for a kid. It&#39;s a landscape designed for industry, not for children, and there aren&rsquo;t many places to play. But a couple blocks east of the 880 freeway, down 98th avenue, is a little refuge that serves as a second home and playground for the those growing up in East Oakland. It&#39;s the East Oakland Boxing Association.</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 22:35:06 +0000 Nathanael Johnson 8911 at http://kalw.org Thinking outside the boxing ring in East Oakland