Attorney shares the steps for documenting and reporting, before taking legal action against a harasser.
Third-generation bakery earns a $10,000 grant from Comcast RISE. Applications for more such grants are due this month.
An Oakland-based Puerto Rican restaurant and a Bay Area DJ collective are raising money for Puerto Rican residents still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona.
The restaurants cover an array of cuisines and range from burgers to vegetable-centered meals.
The women’s basketball league is expanding. The Oakland City Council officially called on the league to give The Town a team.
Bolivian-born Gabriel Escobar’s father, mother, and grandfather were expert tailors. He continues their legacy in his North Oakland shop.
Ivy Hill Cannabis, which currently operates a dispensary at the former theater east of Lake Merritt, is hoping so. But legal troubles have slowed the process.
With its iconic dinosaur mascot and niche market, the Temescal company has managed to outlast giant national competitors.
Rita Forte used to DJ in Oakland’s Hyphy scene. The East Oakland native now owns Olive Street Agency, a graphic design business.
Fruitvale is bustling, but Latino businesses still need help, says the president of the Oakland Latino Chamber of Commerce.
Chef Anula Edirisinghe said she’s closing her downtown Oakland restaurant due to rising rent and slow foot traffic in downtown.
Job discrimination against formerly incarcerated people in Oakland and elsewhere is rampant, despite California’s ‘Ban the Box’ law.
The city wants feedback on its rules for when, where, and how businesses can convert parking into outdoor amenities.
It’s Your Move Games thrives by hosting game nights and summer camps.
The state labor law aims to give contract workers more benefits and protections, but some drivers say “no thanks.”
Truckers at the Port of Oakland are expected to protest on Monday over AB 5, following similar actions in L.A. and Long Beach.
California is overhauling its cannabis tax structure, including entirely eliminating a tax on growers.
The Oakland City Council postponed a final decision on the proposed measure following a debate about its merits.
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.
For Angelina Austin, hair discrimination — and all its accompanying external and internal judgements — is a thread woven throughout her personal and professional life. Austin, a Bay Area native and graduate of Golden Gate University School of Law, is the newest attorney at Oakland’s Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer, and its first Black attorney. Austin […]