The bike shop is intentional about hiring locally and found it needed to grow fast in the pandemic.
Co-owner Don Johnson always dreamed of owning a business in the neighborhood he grew up in. Now, he and his wife Tiffany are living out that dream together.
From safety concerns to better outreach, shop owners along MacArthur, International, and other East Oakland corridors reflect on why Flex Streets aren’t as popular near them.
Shop owners questioned AG Rob Bonta, Chief LeRonne Armstrong, and councilmembers Sheng Thao and Noel Gallo about longstanding problems like property crime, and the recent spike in shootings.
The program has helped local businesses stay afloat during the pandemic, but it’s been less active in East Oakland.
The project will turn Antioch Court from a regular street into a semi-permanent community space.
Everyone is welcome at the 106-year-old Oakland Produce Market, but a tech company’s efforts to buy up vendors might change everything.
From the kumquat trees at Kelly Smoke Shop to the bahn tet at Pho Vy, local businesses have been a big part of many Oaklanders’ celebrations.
With $40 million in city paving contracts up for grabs, minority biz owners say dropping the rules now would make existing inequities worse.
La Guerrera’s Kitchen opens this month with lunch, dinner and brunch service and an expanded menu of Guerrero-style dishes.
The most recent wave of thefts in November caused an estimated $5 million in damages and lost inventory for one of Oakland’s most important industries.
Cafe Gabriela serves up resistance and resilience alongside its menu of salads and sandwiches.
The Oaklandside’s Ricky Rodas shares some of his favorite reporting moments of 2021.
Shoppers at local Comcast-supported businesses can win sweepstakes prizes by posting to social media.
The boats are back on the bay, with more departures, lower fares, and new non-stop service, along with fresh air and great views.
Head to Sonoma Valley for a winery tasting, a hike in the green hills, and dinner at one of the area’s many dazzling restaurants.
Organizing within Oakland’s Arab and Yemeni communities sparked the initiative, which is now helping convenience store owners stock their shelves with healthy food options.
While Black Friday encourages consumerism, local second-hand shops offer an alternative place to pick up workout gear, coffee tables, or even a wedding dress, without the waste.
Support local merchants and enjoy holiday shopping out-of-the-box along a festive MacArthur Boulevard.
Gregory Jacobs knack for playing the piano will be on full display in his upcoming release “The Piano Man.”