With bars closed and parties prohibited, some Oakland DJs are turning to virtual events to keep the music going.
The Fruitvale institution is closing. Its longtime manager, Julian Villalobos Delgado, spent 24 years tending a seemingly limitless, useful, and strange collection of tools.
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.
Customers and local employees are begging for help. The Oaklandside investigated.