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.
The Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce will host a “shopping spree” this weekend to support struggling merchants.
Barbershops and beauty salons have been on a rollercoaster since the start of the pandemic. We checked in with two hair stylists in East Oakland to see how they’re faring.
Political turmoil in Cambodia split the Do family apart. Running a restaurant in Oakland helped bring them together.
The owners of the pop-up, Samar Nassar and Raul Jacobo, cook healthy meals for residents at Operation HomeBase, a trailer park community.