Businesses

Automania Bill Silveira

Get your shoot together! Inspiring variety of fifty-plus antique, classic, period, commercial, and everyday vehicles for your video and multimedia productions. Beaters to beauties, 1926 and up. In addition, we also carry a large selection of props, from the mundane to the bizarre. Bikers on Harleys also available. Historical consultation services.
2921 Ford Street, Oakland, CA. 94601      510.533.1585

Bay Area Custom Prints

For the art of the print 510.437.9175

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Brane Media

Rentals of PA systems, mixers, microphones, and live sound engineering services. Also boutique studio recording for individual artists and small groups, using “best of the best” professional equipment. Excellent references available from private & corporate clients.
Brearley PhotoI first held a camera (127, square format, twin lens reflex, I think!) on my father’s knee. I got his love of photography and he passed on the fascination of seeing an image appear from nowhere in the darkroom. I got into digital photography in the ’90s and have not looked back.

Enigma Consult

Graham Bird Skilled in building strategic relationships, brand development and marketing, product management and the customer (user) experience with international experience at senior management level in technology companies, aviation, and not-for-profit organizations. Social media and marketing experts. Chartered Marketer, certified by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. 415 287 3341


Float

Floatation Therapy, Massage, Fine Art Gallery

1091 Calcot Place #116, Oakland510.535.1702

Jill McLennan Arts and Community

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JMAC is an arts business run by Jill McLennan a professional visual artist and experienced art educator.  JMAC organizes community and youth mural projects in public places empowering your community members through creative participation.  She teaches art lessons to youth ages 10 and up specializing in life drawing skills and portfolio building for applications.  The lessons consist of individualized curriculum catered to the interests, abilities and personal creative voice of each student.  JMAC holds art making workshops for adults based on different art techniques and materials in her own studio and as a visiting artist to various arts organizations several times a year.  JMAC is an individualized creative small business promoting the arts in urban communities to beautify the surroundings and empower the youth.  P lease visit the blog at http://jmclennanartscomm.wordpress.com to view the course offerings and project updates.


Kefa Coffee

Where burning coffee is a crime. Kefa offers an experience as unique as the community we reside in. Featuring organic, fair trade coffee, yummy food, and local artists’ work on the walls, Kefa is a great neighborhood escape.  Just look for the beautiful IMA True Mosaics mural of the coffee cups – you can’t miss it! 422 29th Ave Oakland Ca 94601510.261.3400
Automania StudiosBring your visions to life in one of Automania Studios many inspiring shooting spaces. We offer a multitude of unique and exciting backdrops and sets to the multimedia artist.

2921 Ford Street, Oakland, Ca. 94601510.533.1585.


Pacific Puzzleworks

Pacific Puzzleworks specializes in design, manufacture and sales of precision machined wooden and metal interlocking geometric puzzles and secret opening boxes. Since starting business in 2001, serious puzzle collectors around the world have come to recognize Pacific Puzzleworks as one of the premier sources for high quality mechanical puzzles. Lee Krasnow (owner) has manufactured numerous original (and diabolical) puzzle designs under the Pacific Puzzleworks brand name, several of which have received prominent awards in international design competitions.

2900 Glascock Street, #A Oakland, CA 94601


Mosaic Studio Supply

Mosaic Studio Supply is a complete mosaic shopping experience and has hundreds of different types of tesserae to choose from. We also offer hard to find tools, mosaic and art books, magazines, all types of mosaic supplies and items to outfit a home studio, tile making and glass fusing supplies, substrates on which to make a mosaic, mosaic kits and items to inspire your creativity like colorful oil cloth, aprons made of beautiful African fabrics and studio music from around the world. Select everything you need for projects ranging from decorative objects to large-scale mosaic installations. 3001 Chapman St., Oakland, California 94601510.532.7955
Institute of Mosaic ArtThe Institute of Mosaic Art is a unique mosaic education and resource center offering students technically solid instruction in the mosaic arts in a fun and welcoming environment. IMA is proud to offer an extensive class schedule and a huge range of courses in both contemporary and traditional mosaic techniques, focusing on all media. Come down and take a weekend workshop or participate in an extended study course! For a schedule of classes, lectures and more.

Straus Carpet Co

Color and resilience are quickly replacing the pile of destruction and debris at Straus Carpet Co., where a five-alarm fire leveled the main warehouse and showroom last Fall. Now, with a flame-colored phoenix and a cancan dancer painted on a large sign in front, Straus remains open for business.

2828 Ford St Oakland CA 94610


Forward Printing

This is the place to get your custom printed tshirts, sweatshirts, underwear, bags and aprons. Forward Printing provides the highest quality decorated garments with no mistakes or worries. We offer custom screen printing and garment decoration.


Kent Andrews

Professional court reporting and legal transcribing.Instructional french horn, Spanish guitar, six-hole flute, music reading, chording and finger picking.
510.261-7017

Locke and KEY Recruiting Hiring and Consulting Services

We help companies hire people. Locke and KEY is a flexible and unique recruiting, hiring and consulting firm, focused on recruiting KEY employees for your organization. We help you with the entire recruiting and hiring process, one step at a time. We provide VALUE by unbundling our services, and we offer you a “MENU” to choose from; you choose just what you need, and we do the rest.

Lotus Color

We have been serving the visual Arts since 1990 and pride ourselves on building good working relationships with the Photographers and other Artists who come to us. Whether it’s Editioning, Exhibiting or Publishing, call us about your latest project. Besides printing on a wide variety of fine art papers we print on canvas, cloth and other unusual substrates. We also scan film and Artwork and provide a matting, framing and canvas stretching service for those who we print for.


Mulkey Vision

Roger Mulkey creates Tasty Eye Candy, Images With Fizzzz, and 3-D Treats. You really have to see Roger’s site to understand.


Rough and Ready Repairs

Rough and Ready Repairs is the place to go for quality repairs of your exercise equipment.

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Safe StorageGate

Hours – 7am to 7pm, everyday including holidaysOffice open 7 days a week

Safe Storage:510.536.0616

Penske: 510.436.6042

Cathi Walkup – Bird’s Nest Jazz

Cathi Walkup is an acclaimed jazz singer and songwriter. In addition, she runs a once monthly series, Bird’s Nest Jazz, one Sunday a month from 5-7 pm, presenting concerts in her loft of some of the best Bay Area musicians and traveling luminaries.

510.534.6163

White Elephant Sale

The legendary annual White Elephant Sale – now in its 53rd year – returns to the San Francisco Bay Area on March 3 and 4, 2012, with the Preview scheduled for January 29.  Organized and presented by the Oakland Museum Women’s Board, all Sale proceeds benefit the Oakland Museum of California. Made possible by donations from the public, the White Elephant accepts donations almost year round. Thanks to generous donors, over the years, shoppers have been able to purchase the usual and the unusual, including a pony, paintings, pianos, cars, and estate furnishings.