Oakland Local, Community News & Information

Oakland Local

Oakland Local is a new non-profit community resource for news and information about Oakland, CA that was recently launched by Susan Mernit.

Our site combines original investigative and feature reporting with community news and information about Oakland non-profit organizations, community groups and engaged citizens.

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale founded Laughing Squid in 1995 in San Francisco and is currently based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.