Oakland: Communications

Newspapers and Magazines

The morning Oakland Tribune, published in Hayward, is the city's daily newspaper. The Inter-City Express is the daily legal and real estate paper. Other weekly, biweekly and monthly publications include The Catholic Voice, El Mundo, Oakland Bay Area Observer, Oakland Post, Sing Tao Daily, East Bay Voice, Alameda Times-Star and The Montclarion.

Among the magazines published in Oakland are The Black Scholar, California Agriculture, Creation Spirituality Magazine, Song Moi, Dance Magazine Inc. and News Hunter.

Television and Radio

Oakland has one commercial network television station, a cable network, and an FM station. KTVU is the local Fox affiliate television station and KTOP is the government access cable channel.

Media Information: Oakland Tribune, Inside Bay Area, 401 13th Street, Oakland, CA. 94612; telephone (510)208-6300.

Oakland Online

City of Oakland Home Page. Available www.oaklandnet.com

Community and Economic Development Agency. Available www.business2oakland.com/main

Economic Development Alliance for Business. Available www.edab.org

Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Available www.oaklandchamber.com

Oakland Public Library. Available www.oaklandlibrary.org

Oakland Tribune. Available www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune

Oakland Unified School District. Available webportal.ousd.k12.ca.us/index.aspx

Visitor Information. Available www.oaklandchamber.com

Selected Bibliography

Bradford, Amory, Oakland's Not for Burning (New York: McKay, 1968)

Irvin, Dona L., The Unsung Heart of Black America: A Middle-Class Church at Midcentury (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1992)

Levy, Frank, Urban Outcomes: Schools, Streets, and Libraries (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974)