Oakland library http://kalw.org en Oakland Wiki puts 'community brain' online http://kalw.org/post/oakland-wiki-puts-community-brain-online <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When you’re trying to figure out a piece of information online, your search will typically bring you to Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia about practically everything.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But, what if you wanted to know something about Oakland – like why 880 is also called the </span>Nimitz<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> freeway – there’s another place you might land: </span><a href="http://oaklandwiki.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Oakland Wiki</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 22:31:46 +0000 Audrey Dilling 43822 at http://kalw.org Oakland Wiki puts 'community brain' online One year later, the People’s Library transforms into a community space http://kalw.org/post/one-year-later-people-s-library-transforms-community-space <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last year, activists and residents took over an abandoned library at 1449 Miller Avenue in East Oakland. They set out books, planted vegetables, and declared it the “People’s Library.” But technically, their project was illegal, and no one was sure what would ultimately happen to their reclaimed space.</span></p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 00:56:22 +0000 Kyung Jin Lee 30815 at http://kalw.org One year later, the People’s Library transforms into a community space