A community news source for residents of the HarriOak neighborhood in Oakland, CA.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

City Council Seeks Input on Budget from Citizens

Oakland City Council to Host Town Hall Meetings
Community Input Sought on Fiscal Year 2010-11 Budget
as City Faces Significant Deficit

The Oakland City Council is hosting a series (3) of town hall-style meetings this month to solicit input from Oakland residents and businesses about how to close a $31.5 million budget deficit.

Wednesday, June 9, 7:00 - 9 p.m.
Glenview Elementary School
4215 La Cresta Avenue

Monday, June 14, 7:00 - 9 p.m. – East Oakland
Eastmont Substation
2651 73rd Avenue

Thursday, June 17, 7:00 - 9 p.m. – North Oakland
Peralta Elementary School
460 63rd Street

Open Studios This Weekend!

Hey all you art lovers out there, this is your weekend! There are almost 500 artists exhibiting their work throughout the East Bay for Open Studios. Wow!

With so much to choose from? Where to start?

Start at 204 Frisbie St. / corner of Fairmount. to pick up your Free Artist Directory to help you plan your East Bay Art adventure.

Plus we're featuring 3 artists in our space: Lanell Dike, Becky Jaffe and Scott D.S. Young. See what we've been up to!

And there are more HarriOak neighbors showing their work - check out:

Debra Jan Bibel (Map number 372)
Jane Barker (Map number 371)

Hope to see you this weekend for art + conversation from 11am to 6pm.