Oakland is an amazing place to soak up great summer vibes. With a variety of events and activities happening throughout The Town  – there is something for everyone to enjoy. By day or by night, whether you’re looking to plan the perfect date, get together with friends or enjoy lots of family fun - Oakland is the place to be!

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Azucena Rasilla
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Azucena Rasilla

Azucena is an Oakland journalist covering the Bay Area arts and culture scene and its intersection with immigration, politics and social justice. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter: @chroniclesofazu

History of Hispanic Culture in Fruitvale

Formerly an unincorporated neighborhood, “Fruit Vale,” was established by Oakland settler and horticulturist, abolitionist and Quaker, Henderson Luelling. What we now called Fruitvale wasn’t always a mostly Latinx neighborhood. Contrary to what some might think, the first Latinx Oakland…

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Best Places To Eat in Fruitvale

This East Oakland neighborhood was once called 'Brays' and 'Fruit Vale' thanks to the cherry and apricot orchards which could be found in the neighborhood before what we now know as Fruitvale became incorporated in 1909. Now, 110 years later, you can still find an abundance of fruits and…

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