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Congratulations to the four winners of The Oaklandside’s Shop Local Sweepstakes, sponsored by Comcast RISE. Thank you to all the participants and please make sure to keep visiting local shops in Oakland, where you can really make a difference for these small businesses.

Our first winner will get 

  • A 50” X Class Smart TV with 1 year of free Peacock Premium
  • Two Tickets to an Oakland A’s game
  • A $100 gift card to a Comcast RISE winning business
  • A Comcast RISE Ring Light
  • An Oaklandside T-shirt

The winner is: joegsaraht Joe Gordon (Instagram)

Our second winner gets:

  • A 50” X Class Smart TV with 1 year of free Peacock Premium
  • Two Tickets to Mothership: Voyage Into Afrofuturism at the Oakland Museum of California
  • A $100 gift card to a Comcast RISE winning business
  • A Comcast RISE Ring Light
  • A Oaklandside T-shirt

The winner is: gremlinthelovedog Gremlin (Instagram)

Our third winner gets:

  • A 50” X Class Smart TV with 1 year of free Peacock Premium
  • Two Tickets to the Fox Theater in Oakland
  • Tickets to the Oakland Zoo
  • A $100 gift card to a Comcast RISE winning business
  • A Comcast RISE Ring Light
  • A Oaklandside T-shirt

The winner is: Sand @SwissCheeseAlps (Twitter)

Our final winner gets:

  • A 50” X Class Smart TV with 1 year of free Peacock Premium
  • Tickets to the Oakland Zoo
  • Signed Warriors photos
  • A $100 gift card to a Comcast RISE winning business
  • A Comcast RISE Ring Light
  • An Oaklandside T-shirt

The winner is: Kyana Holzman (Facebook)


Would you like a chance to win a 50” Comcast XClass TV, with 12 months of Peacock Premium included, Warriors Swag, The A’s or the Fox Theater or a $100 gift card simply by visiting a diverse-owned, small Oakland business that participates in the Comcast RISE program? 

All you have to do is: 

  1. Use the all-new Comcast RISE Digital Directory to locate one of the participating diverse-owned small businesses
  2. Visit that business in person (and, better yet, support their businesses by buying their products or services!)
  3. Take a photo of yourself at the business and post it on your Instagram, Facebook and/or Twitter page with the hashtag #OaklandsideRise
  4. You will automatically be submitted for a chance to get some amazing prizes

The prizes:


A 50” X Class Smart TV with 1 year of free Peacock Premium


Two Tickets to either:

The Oakland A’s

The Fox Theater – Oakland

Oakland Zoo

Mothership: Voyage Into Afrofuturism at the
Oakland Museum of California


Warriors swag

A $100 gift card to a Comcast RISE winning business


The Oaklandside T-Shirt

A Comcast RISE Ring Light


The drawing will be conducted on Instagram Live on The Oaklandside’s account, @theOaklandside, as well as posted on this page, where winners will be chosen at random based on their submission to the sweepstakes.


Sweepstakes Disclaimer

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C. and Canada, you must be 18 years and older. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Entry in the Sweepstakes or Contest constitutes your full and unconditional acceptance of these Official Rules.

SWEEPSTAKES OR CONTEST PERIOD: The Oaklandside reserves the right to end the contest at any time. Winners will be selected from entries properly submitted and timely received during the Sweepstakes Period.

SWEEPSTAKES OR CONTEST ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS: During the Sweepstakes or Contest Period, you may submit one entry, and one entry only via the hashtag #OaklandsideRise on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

PRIZES: The Prizes will be delivered to the winning entrant’s address or at the sole option and discretion of the contest sponsor to a recipient designated by the sweepstakes winner. Prizes are not transferable and are not redeemable for cash.

PARTICIPANT OBLIGATIONS: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to release and hold The Oaklandside and affiliates harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, actions and liabilities of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or receipt or redemption of the prize. The winner assumes all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, by participating in the Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the prize.

GENERAL RULES: By entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.
Sponsor: The Oaklandside. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.