The Laurel Street Fair, which takes up all of Mac Arthur Blvd from 35th Avenue to just before High Street, is going on right now.
It’s a lot of fun, this community event, and a great place to connect with the heart of Oakland – especially if you’re running for office, or seeking re-election.
Such is the case for Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf. The Mayor held her “talk to the Mayor” session earlier today.
— Libby Schaaf (@LibbySchaaf) August 11, 2018
But the Mayor of Oakland is not the only Oakland political type to attend the Laurel Street Fair. There are several candidates in Oakland races who have booths there. Libby’s challenger Saied Karamooz, for example, has a booth….
— SAiED Karamooz (@SAiED4Oakland) August 10, 2018
Sheng Thao, who’s running for Oakland City Council District Four, has a booth…
Come hang out with me tomorrow at our Annual Laurel Street Fair! Stop by the Sheng For City Council booth, we'll have some fun things for the kiddos and you can learn more about our campaign.
See you there!! <3 https://t.co/a3yDuRPmZw
— Sheng Thao (@ShengForOakland) August 11, 2018
Sheng’s challenger, Charlie Michelson, has a booth…
And a number of local Oakland businesses set up shop at the Laurel Street Fair, like Oakland Judo…
Having a good time at @laureloakland street fair. Thanks everyone who came to help hand out flyers and hang out! Michael, Melisa, Emilana, Jennifer, Jonah, Chishiro… hope I didn't forget anyone 🤔☀️🥋🇺🇸👌 #lsf2018 #judo #oakland @ Laurel District Street Fair (Oakland)
— Oakland Judo (@OaklandJudo) August 11, 2018
Don’t miss the “Best Cultural Event” 2018 nominee, the Laurel Street Fair World Music Festival in Oakland. Funds go to back to the Laurel community helping to provide public art projects,… https://t.co/S7eyS2RE66
— Hiven (@hivenme) August 11, 2018
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Zennie Abraham is the CEO of Zennie62Media