Oakland

5:47pm

Tue September 23, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Oakland seniors looking for work find help at ASSETS program

Under CC license from Flickr user Patrick

A majority of Americans say their biggest financial concern is that they won’t be able to save enough money to retire. This finding, by a recent Gallup poll, is likely one reason that the average age of retirement in America has increased from 60 to 62 years old since the 2008 recession. For many people, though, retiring in their 60s simply isn’t possible.

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6:52pm

Tue September 16, 2014
Arts & Culture

East Oakland's Scraper bike team takes over the streets "with a positive heart"

R.B. oversees the work of the Scraper Bike Team in the backyard of El ColectiVelo bike shop in East Oakland.
Audrey Dilling

At the end of a narrow alley off of International Boulevard, through the open doorway of El ColectíVelo bike shop, I’m greeted by a young boy.

“R.B.! It’s the lady here for you!” he shouts.

“R.B.” are initials I’ll hear shouted out a lot of today. They stand for Reggie Burnett. He’s the leader here.

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6:26pm

Mon September 15, 2014

5:38pm

Wed September 3, 2014
Arts & Culture

Hear Here: Meet Visalia Stanley

    

KALW's Hear Here community storytelling team met one Oakland resident who lost her job, but found a new way to feed herself.

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2:01am

Fri August 22, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Hoodslam

Zach Mack

All week long, we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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