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OakBook launches tonight!

December 7, 2007

The folks behind NovoMetro.com today bring a new glossy to the city: the OakBook. This smallish, free magazine concentrates on fashion, art, shopping and the outdoors, with the debut issue featuring the DTO’s own Old Oakland neighborhood. Finally, an Oakland magazine for the flats!

Pick up a copy TONIGHT at the Esteban Sabar Gallery (480 23rd St. near Telegraph), where NovoMetro hosts a fete complete with local wines, local shopping (courtesy OaklandUnwrapped.com) and local fun!

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Perception of crime down

May 7, 2007

The San Francisco Business Times reports that business fears of crime in Oakland have eased. Actual crime has eased as well, though the Business Times doesn’t say much about that.

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