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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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KOB at Earth Expo

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our table at the Oakland Earth Expo yesterday! Hope you can join us on April 9 for tree planting and on April 23 for Earth Day service!

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Earth Expo on April 6

News from: Oakland Public Works FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2016 Sustainable Living Tips and Demos Oakland EarthEXPO on Wednesday, April 6 Oakland, CA –The 21st annual Oakland EarthEXPOwill take place on Wednesday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 14th Street at Broadway. This free environmental sustainability fair is an opportunity to gather information […]

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Upcoming April Events

April is a big month for KOB as we celebrate EARTH MONTH!  Please join us to clean, green, and beatify our city on the following dates… April 9 for our regular Second Saturday tree planting, in partnership with the Sierra Club Tree Team.  For more details, visit here. April 23 for Oakland Earth Day.  There […]

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Meteor Shower Over Oakland, December 13-14, 2015.

OK, so the close pairing of the moon and the planet Venus described in last week’s blog didn’t pan out so well – Oakland’s skies were cloudy throughout the event. But, that’s the way it goes, sometimes. Mother Nature has a chance to redeem herself, however, on the nights of Sunday December 13 and Monday […]

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