We cannot resolve systemic racism through banking alone. But we can take steps to create a more equitable world. (sponsored)
Plus: Espresso Roma is for lease, a Black history jazz brunch, Chez Panisse is closed this week due to potential COVID-19 exposure, more.
We asked small business owners and city officials whether they think the COVID-19 business initiative will continue beyond the pandemic.
Plus: Gather’s greenhouse is open, Kinja’s new Oakland location, Limewood’s cannabis pairing dinner, a documentary about Tu David Phu, more.
A recent study found that Black-owned businesses are “under-utilized” by the city. New rules aim to change that.
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Health inspectors say La Perla’s owner, Jose Ortiz, needs to fix the kitchen floor. Ortiz says he doesn’t have the money to do it.
The Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce will host a “shopping spree” this weekend to support struggling merchants.
Grocery workers are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19. Advocates say they deserve to be fairly compensated for working in hazardous environments.
Openings include Augie’s, Huangcheng Noodle House, Roasted and Raw; while iSlice Berkeley, R’Noodles and several others closed.