The city plans to create 400 new metered parking spots from West Oakland to Redwood Heights.
Gabriel and Efrain Escobar are continuing the family tradition at their shops in Oakland and Pleasant Hill.
With its iconic dinosaur mascot and niche market, the Temescal company has managed to outlast giant national competitors.
The eye-catching restaurant has been closed since 2003, but if all goes well it will be slinging Chicago-style dogs again this fall.
As owners Mary and Carlo Busby get ready to retire, they reflect on 28 years of business in Temescal.