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Grant Opportunity for Graffiti Clean Up

Hey Oakland! Would you like some free paint to clean up graffiti or beautify your neighborhood?    Keep Oakland Beautiful has an opportunity to apply for a grant to receive paint from a national paint supply chain. We’d like to partner with Oakland-based individuals and/or groups on community improvement projects where the paint can be […]

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Adams Point Beautification on July 26

Volunteer for a good cause! Make new friends! Get a complimentary event t-shirt and beer at the after-party courtesy of Bud Light! The Adams Point Neighborhood Group is thrilled to be the recipient of a grant from Keep America Beautiful and Bud Light to plant new flowers, shrubs, and greenery around existing trees along Grand […]

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The Power of Teamwork

If you want to see what the power of teamwork looks like, you need look no further than our own Oakland A’s.  At the All-Star break, the A’s have the best record in Major League Baseball. Yet, the A’s don’t possess the best individual athletes at every position and they don’t have a large payroll […]

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Get the Lead Out

Posted on behalf of Eric Saltmarsh, KOB Board Member Lead contamination is an ongoing problem in our country. A naturally occurring metal, lead can be found anywhere – in the ground, in the water, in the air, even in our bodies. While efforts have been made to reduce the amount of lead contamination in Oakland, […]

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See the Stars – Considering Light Pollution in Oakland

Posted on behalf of Eric Saltmarsh, KOB Board Member “If the stars should appear, but one night every thousand years, how man would marvel and stare.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Have you ever been in the country on a clear, moonless night? If you have, I’m sure you’ll agree that it’s a beautiful and unforgettable sight. […]

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Keeping Oakland Beautiful is Everybody’s Business

Posted on behalf of Eric Saltmarsh, KOB Board Member As an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) exists to preserve the environment of the Oakland community it serves. With a mission ‘to create and sustain a beautiful, clean, green, litter-free city through education, community engagement, and volunteer action,’ KOB aims to identify environmental […]

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2014 Keep Dimond Clean Fundraiser

YOUR HELP is needed to “Stash the Trash” by contributing to the 2014 Keep Dimond Clean Fundraiser. This campaign is almost at the annual goal of $12,000. See the current status at  http://keepdimondclean.com Thank you to residents and friends of Dimond who have already made contributions to this campaign! If you would like to contribute […]

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