Tag Archives: EastOakland

A Shout-Out To RBA Creative

A big shout- out to Randolph Charles Belle for hosting Oakland Voices Cohort Group #6  at his space, RBA Creative, for our twice -a- month meetings.  For sometimes entrusting his keys to our coordinator so[Read more]

Discover or Reacquaint Yourself With The Laurel

The first thing that I saw of familiarity in the Laurel District was the Subway fast food restaurant across the street from the 76 Gas Station; it reminded me of my hometown, Philadelphia.  Subway makes[Read more]

Keep Calm: Fret Nothing, Eastmont TC Has You Covered! Part II

I’m sure that you received the message in part one  that everything you need for sustainability can be found at Eastmont TC.  Your problem with or question about food, money, clothing, housing, medical/dental/mental health or[Read more]

Fret Nothing, Eastmont Town Center Has You Covered

Eastmont Town Center, located on 73rd and Bancroft, is a hub for all one’s needs or, at least a big stepping stone.  Firstly, on the first floor you will find the Self-Sufficiency Center, known as[Read more]

Profile of The East Oakland Switchboard

  The East Oakland Switchboard is located right around the corner from me.  For three years, I’ve walked and ridden past it and wondered what the business does.  Formerly homeless, I could tell it was[Read more]

Sweet and Bitter

I’m leaving my $1400 – a-month two-bedroom rented house, locking my closet door; otherwise, known as my front door, with the leaky roof above it.  I lock the two locks on my security door and[Read more]