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Wine is on sale in Oakland CA, get your bubbly before 2011! Everywhere I go these days, I seem to run into a wine sale. Last night while I was at Whole Foods in Downtown Oakland, they had signage everywhere about their discount on wine by the case. Another great place to buy wine without making a...
Wintertime blues? Try one of these on-going activities in Oakland, CA Looking for a little something new to brighten the gloom of winter? Having one of those days when you don’t know what to do with yourself? Try one of these regular activities happening around Oakland, and put a little "Spring" ...
New Arrivals on the Oakland Restaurant Scene It's no secret the Oakland Restaurant scene is hot hot hot! Here are some of the latest spots to open their culinary doors: Plum - 2214 Broadway (Uptown)No Worries - 1442 Franklin Street (Downtown) Farmer's Market Bistro - 1015 Clay Street (Old Oakland...
Get Creative with Excercise in Oakland, CA Do you know what I love about Oakland besides the great weather? It’s the creativity in the people around us. I’ve always been fascinated by people who can push themselves outside of their comfort zone. Sometimes we do this within our jobs, and other tim...
Baby It's Cold Outside...How about some Hot Chocolate in Oakland, CA? Discover where to shop for chocolate gifts or where to sit down and enjoy chocolate in the bay area. Looking for a place to buy chocolate to eat, drink, use as a key ingredient in your baking or take home in an elegant gift pac...
Want to Buy a House on the Oakland, CA Courtroom Steps? Not For the Faint of Heart Not long ago, I found myself driving to Downtown Oakland to take the mystery out of what it's like to see a group of investors with cashier's checks in hand hoping to buy a property directly from the bank. When I a...
Classes at the Crucible in Oakland I've always wanted to take a class at the Crucible. I've been saying this for years! In fact, every time I say I want to take a class, somehow my husband teaches me a new skill. The latest was this past summer when I told him I wanted to learn how to weld and wa...
Restaurant Week in Oakland CA January 23-29, 2011 How Exciting! I love to take advantage of Restaurant week in S.F. every January, and now, in 2011 for the first time ever, you and I and all our friends can participate in Oakland Restaurant Week: Jan. 23-29, 2011. Oakland is becoming the ci...
Single Family 2 bedroom 1 bath starter home in Oakland, CA For Sale Two bedroom, one bath single story "Great Starter Home" - $230,000 in the Oakland Hills Two exits from Mills College and conveniently located off of 580 freeway, this two bedroom one bath home is a great condo alternative and ...