Measure DD in the News Archive

Posted: July 6th, 2022 8:56 PM

Last Updated: July 6th, 2022 9:09 PM

Lake Merritt at heart of Oakland's renewal September 13, 2014, San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland celebrates Lake Merritt revival June 10, 2013, San Francisco Chronicle

Thousands flock to Lake Merritt to celebrate the Oakland park June 9, 2013 San Jose Mercury News

Love Our Lake Celebration Draws Big Crowd To Oakland June 9, 2013 KPIX CBS Television

Lake Merritt's gateway to bay reopened February 22, 2013, San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland Mayor Quan officially opens Lake Merritt estuary channel February 22, 2013, San Francisco Business Times

Oakland's Lake Merritt Reconnected To Bay, Boaters Celebrate February 22, 2013, CBS SF Bay Area

2012 Facility of Merit Winner: East Oakland Sports Center October 19, 2012, Athletic Business Newswire

Tree planting starts at huge Lake Merritt dam project October 18, 2012, San Francisco Business Times

East Oakland Sports Center a spark of life November 2, 2011, San Francisco Chronicle

Recreational facility for low-income area of CA, East Oakland Sports Center, completes October 12, 2011, World Architecture News

Bay Trail Is Inching on, Neither Easily Nor Cheaply September 24, 2011, New York Times

New East Oakland Sports Center Opens to the Public July 1, 2011, Oakland North blog

Cleaning Up: Recent improvements are giving Oakland's residents cleaner waterways Summer, 2011, Energy & Infrastructure

Lake Merritt transformation on the horizon June 28, 2011, Oakland Tribune

Demolition Project Should Reduce Odor from Lake Merritt June 14, 2011, Bay Citizen

After Long Wait, Lake Merritt Restoration Takes Shape June 9, 2011, Wall Street Journal San Francisco Bay Area edition

In Oakland, many a creek runs through it June 9, 2011, Montclarion

Major changes coming to part of Lake Merritt, April 19, 2011, KGO Assignment 7

Oakland project restoring Lake Merritt's sparkle September 16, 2010, San Francisco Chronicle

Lake Merritt Is Set to Get Prettier May 7, 2010, Local News

Oakland breaks ground on $32M Lake Merritt fix May 6, 2010, San Francisco Business Times

Bid for 12th Street project $8 million below forecast May 6, 2010, Oakland Tribune

Demise of the World's Shortest Freeway - Groundbreaking Ceremony May 6, 2010, East Bay Bicycle Coalition blog

Non-Profit group completes preservation of Butters Canyon, March 14, 2010, KTVU

Neighbors' work to save Butters Canyon pays off March 5, 2010, San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland awards McGuire & Hester $32M contract for Lake Merritt fix March 4, 2010, San Francisco Business Times

Bay Trail Still Faces Roadblocks February 3, 2010, East Bay Express

Measure WW's One Year Report Card (includes Measure DD watershed preservation acquisition in partnership with East Bay Regional Parks) December 30, 2009, East Bay Express

Two Oakland activists work to keep Lake Merritt safe, clean and accessible for everyone November 30, 2009, Oakland Tribune

Bidding to start for Oakland’s 12th Street Dam rebuild October 8, 2009, San Francisco Business Times

Lake Merritt Boat House restored to glory August 6, 2009, Oakland Tribune

East Oakland Sports Center breaks ground after decades of work June 29, 2009, Oakland Tribune

MLK shoreline gets nature-inspired art May 2, 2008, Oakland Tribune

Historic pier restoration a sign that Measure DD is finally meeting its promise July 19, 2008, Oakland Tribune

Amphitheater construction begins July 19, 2007, Oakland Tribune

Loving the Lake paving paradise May 27, 2007, San Francisco Chronicle

Lake Merritt project stalls March 15, 2007, San Francisco Chronicle

Lake Merritt renovations already facing obstacles October 30, 2006, Oakland Tribune

Neighbors unearth hidden Oakland gem (Cleveland Cascade) September 5, 2006, Oakland Tribune

Studio One arts facility has rich history August 6, 2006, Oakland Tribune

Lake Merritt face-lift gathering supporters May 4, 2006, San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland's Rotary clubs mark anniversary by giving back February 25, 2005, Oakland Tribune

Oakland: $300,000 to help fix man-made waterfall (Cleveland Cascade) February 10, 2005, San Francisco Chronicle

Volunteers giving new life to long-buried fountain near Lake Merritt October 22, 2004, San Francisco Chronicle

Lake Merritt overhaul is beginning to take shape March 26, 2004, Oakland Tribune

Lake Makeover: Plans for Oakland's 'jewel,' waterfront make ballot July 11, 2002, San Francisco Chronicle