Clear Channel Outdoor alleges the process for awarding a $73 million deal with Becker Boards and Outfront Foster Interstate was “tainted.”
Accusations of monopoly and deceit flew at a council committee meeting where a $68 million plan for new billboards across Oakland was approved.
Gabriel and Efrain Escobar are continuing the family tradition at their shops in Oakland and Pleasant Hill.
While partygoers dance under its octagonal dome, the hedge fund that owns the once-prized property is silent about its future.
The city plans to let stores set up ‘Jersey barriers’ to blockade themselves from the street.
BIDs are an important part of the city’s economic life and often come up in our reporting, so we wrote this explainer.