Black and brown vendors operating without permits say they need the lake, and the lake needs them. What should the city do?
Lyft claimed the tax would negatively impact low income communities, and several council members agreed.
Proper Fashions Boutique and Queen Hippie Gypsy had loyal in-store customers. Now, the Black Business Fund is helping them recover and find new clientele.
After intense lobbying by business leaders, the City Council voted not to put the reform on this year’s ballot.
Rasul Salahi escaped Soviet-occupied Afghanistan and sold carpets on Grand Avenue for 24 years, until the pandemic.
Las calles de Oakland están llenas de los desechos de las celebraciones del 4 de Julio. Aquí se le explica cómo limpiar de manera segura.
Here’s how you can safely dispose of used and unused fireworks to keep Oakland’s streets, creeks, and the Bay clean.
The city currently taxes small shops at the same rate as big corporations. Several councilmembers want to change that.
Black small-business owners can now apply, and the distribution of funds is set to begin next week.
Chinatown gets help from younger volunteers, a new fund for hard-hit shop owners, and more.