In its second year as a federally recognized holiday, many celebrations are planned in Oakland.
Proponents want cannabis tax revenue dedicated to repairing communities harmed by the drug war. But others are concerned about withdrawing millions from the city’s general fund.
The Oakland-based nonprofit teaches youth to build websites. Local small businesses can apply now for the program.
Lucky Three Seven co-owner Artgel “Jun” Anabo was shot outside of his East Oakland restaurant one week ago. His friends and family gathered there today to honor his legacy.
18-year-old Nadia Elbgal will represent the city and give voice to her community through poetry and public appearances.
As owners Mary and Carlo Busby get ready to retire, they reflect on 28 years of business in Temescal.
Anabo was killed Wednesday in front of his restaurant. His sister has launched a GoFundMe to support his child.
Started last year as a response to the pandemic, the “Neighborhood Voices for Festivals” grant program aims to strengthen culture in Oakland.
Center for ArtEsteem and Bay Area Mural Program’s San Pablo Avenue murals represent the neighborhood’s history and culture.
The pet hospital’s corporate owner gave less than 24 hours’ notice before the shutdown.
A federal judge ended the mask mandate for air travel. We asked local airport workers what they think.
Local elders have been growing mustard greens, sugar cane stalks, and snap peas at Peralta Hacienda Historical Park since 2003.
Small business owners and others called on Oakland police, BART, and city officials to do more about crime in the neighborhood.
We’re highlighting Laurel businesses like LuTillian Hudson’s 30-year salon, a magnet for longtime residents.
Unity Council’s Onward Oakland: Adelante Oakland program helps Fruitvale entrepreneurs build their digital presence, apply for permits, and more.
The bike shop is intentional about hiring locally and found it needed to grow fast in the pandemic.
Co-owner Don Johnson always dreamed of owning a business in the neighborhood he grew up in. Now, he and his wife Tiffany are living out that dream together.
From safety concerns to better outreach, shop owners along MacArthur, International, and other East Oakland corridors reflect on why Flex Streets aren’t as popular near them.
Shop owners questioned AG Rob Bonta, Chief LeRonne Armstrong, and councilmembers Sheng Thao and Noel Gallo about longstanding problems like property crime, and the recent spike in shootings.
The program has helped local businesses stay afloat during the pandemic, but it’s been less active in East Oakland.