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Paint the Town!

Are you ready to Paint the Town!? Apply for Oakland’s new street mural program! After receiving 150 responses in our Request for Community Interest, OakDOT is piloting temporary street murals. Application period open from September 19th-November 30th. Streets murals can brighten and represent a neighborhood, and help strengthen community spirit. They can also potentially reduce traffic speeding, and they’re fun […]

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Daffodil Days are Here!

Every fall, Keep Oakland Beautiful provides free daffodil bulbs to any group willing to plant them in visible locations on Oakland public property or school property, so long as the group agrees to maintain the site as an Oakland Adopt-a-Spot. Applications are due by November 1, 2017. Daffodils and poppy seeds will be distributed on […]

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Donate to KOB through East Bay Gives, Thursday, May 4

For 24 hours on Thursday, May 4, 2017 you can make a big difference for Oakland by donating to Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) through East Bay Gives. https://eastbaygives.org/npo/keep-oakland-beautiful From 6 am – 7 am, 11 am – 12 pm and 9 pm – 10 pm, all donations will be matched dollar for dollar on a first come first […]

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Earth Day 2017 – 300 Volunteers Came Out to Keep Oakland Beautiful

Thanks to all the volunteers that came out for the Keep Oakland Beautiful, Earth Day Events! At Arroyo Viejo, 200 volunteers came out to clean up and plant. Comcast named the park as their official #ComcastCares site. At Jingletown, 66 volunteers cleaned up lots of trash, weeded at the Art Wall and did major tree trimming.    

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Donate to KOB through East Bay Gives, Thursday, May 4

For 24 hours on Thursday, May 4, 2017 you can make a big difference for Oakland by donating to Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) through East Bay Gives. https://eastbaygives.org/npo/keep-oakland-beautiful Contributions will support KOB’s small grant program, which provides $500-$800 grants to citizens and community groups to clean and beautify their own small section of Oakland. Projects have […]

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KOB Thanks Creek to Bay Day Volunteers

Thank you to everyone who came out to Creek to Bay Day in Oakland today, especially at our sponsored sites at Arroyo Viejo, Jingletown, and Cortland Creek.  Your volunteer work is very much appreciated and it makes our community a more beautiful place to live. Even Mayor Libby Schaaf stopped by to say hello and thank you!

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Join us at Creek to Bay Day

Come and join Keep Oakland Beautiful volunteers at our 3 sites on Saturday, September 17th! Arroyo Viejo Park at 7701 Krause Ave 9 am – 1 pm Cortland Creek Park Thompson & Cortland Ave from 10 am – 1 pm Jingletown 300 Derby Ave at the Public Shore walkway 9 am – 12 noon For more information, visit the City of Oakland’s […]

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Want Daffodils?

Every fall, Keep Oakland Beautiful provides up to 200 free daffodil bulbs—and now poppy seeds—to any group willing to plant them in visible locations on Oakland public property or school property, so long as the group agrees to maintain the site as an official Oakland Adopt-a-Spot. This event is made possible through the generous support […]

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Donate to KOB through East Bay Gives, May 3 from 7-8 pm

For 24 hours on May 3, 2016 you can make a big difference for Oakland by donating to Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) through East Bay Gives. https://eastbaygives.org/npo/keep-oakland-beautiful From 7 – 8 pm East Bay Gives will give an additional $2,500 to a non-profit participating for the first time with the most donations received in this hour, […]

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May 3, Give to KOB through East Bay Gives

For 24 hours on May 3, 2016 you can make a big difference for Oakland by donating to Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) through East Bay Gives. East Bay Gives will be giving out prizes throughout the day, so this gives you an opportunity to expand your impact. Contributions will support KOB’s small grant program, which […]

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