George V. Arth & Son has served East Bay drivers since the 1870s, but the family has decided to sell and move on.
Oakland is hoping to persuade McDonald’s and Taco Bell to remove a deed restriction so the Black Cultural Zone’s market hall can succeed.
Cheering on the USA, Mexico, Senegal, or South Korea? Here’s some gathering spots in Oakland and Berkeley for international soccer’s greatest competition.
Payam and Genesta Zarehbin Irani run Fruitvale Optometry, a bilingual business that caters to the neighborhood’s Latino communities.
Bolivian-born Gabriel Escobar’s father, mother, and grandfather were expert tailors. He continues their legacy in his North Oakland shop.
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.
The Oakland-based nonprofit teaches youth to build websites. Local small businesses can apply now for the program.
Lucky Three Seven co-owner Artgel “Jun” Anabo was shot outside of his East Oakland restaurant one week ago. His friends and family gathered there today to honor his legacy.
Unity Council’s Onward Oakland: Adelante Oakland program helps Fruitvale entrepreneurs build their digital presence, apply for permits, and more.
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.
The project will turn Antioch Court from a regular street into a semi-permanent community space.
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.
Cafe Gabriela serves up resistance and resilience alongside its menu of salads and sandwiches.
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.
Every year, cars destroy a handful of small businesses, upending shop owner’s lives and revealing street safety issues.
3 establishments—Los Cocos, Otaez, and El Huarache Azteca—were invited to make “off the menu” dishes to celebrate restaurant week in Fruitvale.
We spoke to several shop owners in the neighborhood to see how they’re faring nearly one year into the pandemic.
We asked small business owners and city officials whether they think the COVID-19 business initiative will continue beyond the pandemic.
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.