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May 31, 2022

Spend For Change

Sponsored content by BuyBlack.org There’s a simple but compelling reason why David Derryck founded BuyBlack.org. “Shortly after the murder of George Floyd, I read an article entitled Portrait of a Gen-Z Activist,” the founder and CEO recalled. “It profiled Chelsea Miller, who said, ‘People ask themselves, “What would I have done...
Dec 23, 2020

The Town’s Extended Food Family Celebrates

Visit Oakland’s Restaurant Week has broadened its palate to include food trucks, farmers’ markets, catering companies, and pop-ups this year. The first Restaurant (and more) Week will also span more than a week-and-a-half, Jan. 7-18. “I recently conversed...
Oct 7, 2020

Business and Art Bounce Back in The Town

Staying close to home has a big positive: Becoming familiar with just how much your local area has to offer. And as you do that, you realize how much you can do to support the people and...
Apr 8, 2020

East Bay Guide to Sheltering in Place

Berkeley Patients Group Cannabis is Essential. Free East Bay Delivery from BPG Berkeley Patients Group is offering curbside pick up and delivery every day from 11am-7pm. 10% off any 4 eighths ($25+) or 4 extracts (1g), plus 10...
Mar 1, 2020

Blue Shield Makes a Promise to Oakland’s Youth

For Vanessa Ogbu, signing up to mentor an Oakland high school student through the trials and tribulations of entering college seemed as natural as smiling on a sunny day. The Blue Shield of California senior manager of quality improvement remembers growing up in a middle-class home in Santa Cruz with her parents always striving to teach her and her siblings about the virtues of giving back to the community.
Jan 8, 2020

Hot Highlights of Oakland Restaurant Week

Oakland Restaurant Week is more than just about eating great food. The program, presented by Visit Oakland in partnership with See Eat Love, also celebrates the history of cuisine in The Town so that diners can learn the stories behind their meals and get rare peeks at behind-the-scenes events.
Jan 1, 2020

Blue Shield of California Launches BlueSky

Blue Shield of California launches BlueSky, a statewide multiyear initiative for improved mental health for students.
Dec 3, 2019

Handling TownBiz With Oakland Cannabis Brand Smoakland

Handling TownBiz With Oakland Cannabis Brand Smoakland
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