When 10th & Wood café owner Vladimir came out of a long performance career on-the- road with Cirque du Soleil, he sought out a landing place with a real community to attach to. The opportunity to purchase, and run, the local corner eating place at 10th & Wood Streets in the historic Oak Point neighborhood […]
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In 1997, Lauren Westreich realized dogs needed something to do while their owners were away from home. That thought turned into reality when she opened a small facility on 65th Street in Emeryville with just a handful of dogs. Those dogs had play equipment, a small outside area, and games. From day one, they were […]
The West Oakland Neighborhood Career Center (WOCC) was launched on July 1, 2014 as a satellite operation of the Downtown Oakland Private Industry Council, Inc., Comprehensive One-Stop Career Center. WOCC location is actually housed in the same building as the West Oakland Library, 1801 Adeline Street, Room 209. Since its launch, the WOCC has served 3,844 as of May 1, 2015.