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Get your Oakland “Trash Talk” magnet TODAY!

CHECK IT OUT!! The 2009-2010 Oakland “Trash Talk” magnets have arrived! The magnet features a trash and recycling calendar for Central and South Oakland as well as important information on the City’s rules and regulations for pickup. Pick up a magnet at OPDC’s office TODAY or contact us and we can drop off a magnet […]

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Book for Sale: Historic Oakland by Clifford C. Ham

Historic Oakland is a collection of articles written by the late Clifford C. Ham for The Oakland Newspaper between 1989 and 1995. The Oakland Newspaper was a monthly publication by OPDC that kept residents aware of what was happening in their neighborhood while contributing to the vitality of Oakland. The book was edited by Clifford’s […]

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Preserving Affordable Housing in West Oakland

When Oakland Planning and Development Corporation (OPDC) purchased the 30-unit apartment building at 141 Robinson Street in December of 2008, it had one goal in mind: to preserve quality affordable housing in Oakland. The building is in a prime location in West Oakland, as it sits within a block of Carlow University and three major […]

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