Lines around the block for cupcakes and a boom year for a flower shop, but a shoe shop for the stars is calling it quits, one of several COVID-19 casualties.
We captured the scene on Tuesday night at six bars, from East Oakland to downtown.
The pop-up event this Sunday will feature plants and plant-based products from Oakland vendors.
The initiative, which led to more parklets, street closures, and outdoor markets during the pandemic, will likely be extended through next spring.
The Port Product Lab is a free program focused on helping business owners improve their products.
The fund, signed into law by President Biden, will provide billions in relief to qualifying business owners. The application deadline is Monday, May 24.
Tour organizers hope to prevent further gentrification and build support for a new library in Oakland’s Hoover-Foster neighborhood.
The owner of Red Door Catering will be sharing a 5,000 square foot commercial kitchen in West Oakland with other Black-owned food businesses.
Oakland’s grocery worker hazard pay law doesn’t cover TJ’s Lakeshore location, but Rockridge workers will keep an extra $5 per hour.
A survey of Asian and Latinx food-service and domestic workers found a high number were exposed to unsafe workplaces.
Service workers in Oakland are part of a statewide campaign for better working conditions at fast food restaurants.
City policy director Warren Logan, who has overseen the outdoor dining program since its inception, speaks about its future.
Jacqueline Thompson, head pastor of Allen Temple Baptist Church, got vaccinated for her congregation and 92-year-old mother.
A new federal assistance program will provide over $16 billion in grants to entertainment venues that lost revenue during the pandemic.
En esta nueva serie estamos hablando con personas como Itzel Díaz-Romo, quien vio a varios miembros de su familia contraer COVID-19. Nos contó por qué decidió vacunarse y cómo consiguió una cita.
The DEEP Grocery Co-op was started to bring fresh and healthy food to deep East Oakland, a designated “food desert.” But their new online grocery service is open to all.
Our reporter and photographer visited the lake on Saturday and Sunday to see what impact a new push to enforce rules is having.
Resuming in-person business is a must for some gyms, while others have flourished online. We spoke with the owners of a boxing club, yoga studio, and dance center about the loosening COVID restrictions.
The City Council approved regulations to balance neighbors’ concerns with visitors and vendors’ needs. Enforcement starts April 2.
If adopted by the City Council, the new rules will allow vending to continue while addressing resident concerns about traffic and noise.