Life in East Oakland

Where We Live

The Oakland Voices correspondents went out into their neighborhoods to survey what was there and what wasn’t — grocery stores, liquor stores, churches, parks. They came back with some insightful observations about community and belonging […]

2015 Project Blogs

Home in the Fruitvale

A video walk through my neighborhood I frequented Oakland’s Fruitvale District before I called it home. When I walked along International Boulevard from the Fruitvale BART station, I used to sneak a curious look at the […]

2015 Project Blogs

Seminary Gas & Food

Sitting outside our local gas station Seminary Gas & Food, I realize that this is probably the busiest spot in our neighborhood. There are lots of customers stopping for gas, cigarettes, coffee, snacks, alcohol and […]

2015 Project Blogs

My Neighborhood

[slideshow_deploy id=’8918′]I have lived in this neighborhood for about six months now. As soon as I moved to the Bay Area from Santa Ana, I found myself living in Berkeley with one of my old […]