The microfinance company, the city, the Oakland Business Center, Capitol One, and the Miller Foundation up their efforts to make 0 percent interest loans for small business entrepreneurs.
The green-white-and-red Hegenberger Road fixture populated by labor leaders and sports greats shuts for good.
A roundup of how Oaklanders are connecting.
Chefs and restaurateurs weigh in on how food trucks stack up against bricks and mortar.
Oakland’s core is on the verge of a makeover, heightening fears about rising housing costs and gentrification in a city celebrated for its racial and ethnic diversity. Where will the new workers live in an area so short on housing?
Created to preserve the small-town patina of a city, Measure A put an end to multifamily housing. City leaders have found a way around the archaic restriction, but reforming the impetus for the housing crises doesn’t look imminent.
Oakland’s minimum wage hike prompted more area restaurants to eliminate tipping. Is this the beginning of the end?
The answer depends on rent, jobs, more residents, and a host of other factors.
Mayor Libby Schaaf’s housing task forces considers a levy on market-rate housing, but developers warn about discouraging much-needed construction.
Oakland's lone construction crane signals a major change for an ugly and long underutilized corner connecting major thoroughfares.