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Citizen Media Spotlights

News Cafes Bring Local Engagement for Oakland Local

Aug. 1, 2012

Oakland Local has launched a series of community issue-oriented breakfasts at cafes around that Bay-Area city, discussing events they have covered – and they’re selling out. This post originally appeared on the Investigative News Network website on March 16, 2012.

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New Voices Site Sees Strong Content and Bottom Line Growth

Oct. 18, 2011

Stories about financial success and strong content top the latest news from our New Voices grantees. 

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Oakland Local Honored with Innovators Award

Mar. 30, 2011

It was announced March 28 that the news site will receive a 2011 Oakland Innovators Award from Oaklandish for pioneering work in the community.

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San Jose's Strong Communities

Nov. 22, 2010

San Jose, Calif.'s Strong Neighborhoods Initiative led NeighborWebSJ to provide its readers with a better understanding of the city's redevelopment efforts. The site features an interactive Google map highlighting 13 of the city's focus neighborhoods.

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