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Join the KOB Board

Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) is a non-profit partner organization that works with the City of Oakland towards supporting a clean, green, and litter free city. Keep Oakland Beautiful is currently recruiting new board members. This is the perfect opportunity to get involved and take action in your neighborhood and city!  Visit http://keepoaklandbeautiful.org for more information about us and […]

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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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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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Thank You Earth Day Volunteers!

Thanks to all the volunteers to participated in the 86 Earth Day sites on Saturday, April 23.  Your efforts are much appreciated! Daisy Troop at Arroyo Viejo Park  

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KOB Board Member Up for Award

Jacqueline Bergquist Salas, KOB board member and Fairyland’s landscape supervisor-horticulturalist, has been nominated by Fairyland for an American Public Gardens Association 2016 Professional Citation, a recognition handed out yearly to the most deserving candidate, someone who embodies “great skills, innovation and potential.” Jackie has been an asset to KOB as well with her monthly gardening columns […]

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Daffodils Are Blooming.

In October, Keep Oakland Beautiful gave out 4,000 daffodil bulbs to various groups who agreed to plant them in visible, public spaces throughout the community. Given the rainy winter we’ve had thus far, the daffodils are already starting to bloom. Here are a few early photos of public areas in Oakland that have been graced […]

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Thanks for Planting Trees in San Antonio Park.

We want to give a big shout out to the more than 50 volunteers, young and old, who came out for today’s tree planting event in San Antonio Park, in East Oakland. The Keep Oakland Beautiful Flash Mob and other volunteers came out in force to dig holes, plant, and water numerous trees around the […]

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Plant trees in Oakland! (season premiere)

Saturday, November 14, 2015 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM new tree meetup place (until 9:15am only) 1122 29th Avenue, Oakland, CA (map) **This is the first planting day of Sierra Club’s planting season, after our summer off.  Welcome back!** Get a great start on your weekend by planting trees in Oakland! Volunteers from the San Francisco […]

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Have a Fun, Safe, and Litter-Free Halloween.

Please click on the photos to enlarge and clarify them. Keep Oakland Beautiful wishes everyone a fun, safe, and litter-free Halloween. We encourage everybody to remind children (and adults!) to properly dispose of candy wrappers and other trash, as one means of protecting our environment. Keeping Oakland Beautiful is everyone’s business.  

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Join the KOB Board

Keep Oakland Beautiful is now accepting applications for 2016 Board positions. For more information and to apply: http://keepoaklandbeautiful.org/about/join-the-board/ Preference will be given to applications received by Nov 6. Questions can be directed to keepoaklandbeautiful@gmail.com Good luck!

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