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For Temescal’s only tailor, craft is culture
Bolivian-born Gabriel Escobar’s father, mother, and grandfather were expert tailors. He continues their legacy in his North Oakland shop.
Owners of Rent-A-Relic, North Oakland’s quirky car rental agency, reflect on 30 years of business
With its iconic dinosaur mascot and niche market, the Temescal company has managed to outlast giant national competitors.
Sagrada, a North Oakland spiritual shop, looks to the future
As owners Mary and Carlo Busby get ready to retire, they reflect on 28 years of business in Temescal.