Oakland Tribune Outtakes

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Archive for October, 2009

Green space, not car race

By cburt

If you’ve ever enjoyed a stroll or biked or walked your pooch on the Mandela Parkway/Bay Trail in West Oakland, there are three people, Stefanie Parrott, Ellen Wyrick Parkinson and Bruce Beasley (and more) to thank. Today’s Tribune has a story about the parkway so check it out.

Posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2009
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Little guys win

By cburt

Check out this amazing story of how a group of West Oakland residents successfully resisted the state’s attempts to rebuild the Cypress Freeway through the heart of their neighborhood after the Loma Prieta earthquake.

Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009
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