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Oakland Magazine

Gold Shoelaces Fight Cancer

Bay Area youth athletes are adding gold shoelaces to their athletic shoes to help raise awareness and funds to fight cancer.

Quintin Kermeen Knows Tracking Technology

Telemetry Solutions, a tiny company with headquarters in Concord and an unlikely Oaklander at its helm, has made it big with wildlife tracking technology.

Cafe Romanat Shares a Coffee Ritual

In Ethiopia, coffee lovers savor the bounty of their country with an elaborate to-do that also occurs in Oakland cafes.

The Hive Is Buzzing

Signature’s new development in Uptown has re-envisioned urban living, marrying indie businesses, apartment living, and public hangouts. Is it a sign of things to come?

Saturday Mornings Are Busy at the Jack London Aquatic Center

At the Oakland Estuary, amid the chill and damp, arises a mini-city of hundreds of rowers, coxswains, and coaches, crowding the wharves in the pre-dawn darkness like it’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve.

Sears Building May House Tech Workers

Tech’s footprint in Oakland could grow several sizes overnight if Silicon Valley property manager Lane Partners lures in a major tech firm with its $48 million renovation of the Sears building.

Raiders Threaten to Return to L.A.

Oakland launches a new pothole app, skateboarding is illegal on county property, and a new Target opens in Berkeley.

John Vanderslice to Open Tiny Telephone Recording Studio in Oakland

A San Francisco recording artist branches out to the East Bay, brining his old-school style of recording studio to the Longfellow neighborhood.