Protest sends a message about what is happening and how business owners are fighting for people who work for them.
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Tagged B-Dama, Bar Cesar, Cafe Gabriela, Caffe Trieste, Cosecha Café, Dona Tomas, Hen House, immigration, Luka’s Taproom, Miss Ollie's, Nido, Oakland Indie Alliance, oakland restaurants, Rudy’s Can’t Fail Café, The Cook and Her Farmer
Some 300 to 400 people attend the Japan Beer Festival in Oakland every year.
Oakland’s 7th annual Restaurant Week is underway with over 100 participating restaurants in neighborhoods across the city.
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Tagged calavera, Chop Bar, drake's dealership, Food, foodie, hutch, hutch bar & kitchen, lungomare, Oakland Restaurant Week, oakland restaurants, Restaurant Week, restaurants, Visit Oakland
Over the last year and a half, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) has been making an effort to deepen its science, technology, engineering and math programs, but so far it has had to depend...
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Tagged Computer science, Education, Oakland Unified, Oakland Unified School District, OUSD, public education, schools, STEM
Lia Freitas is a professional baker in Oakland who uses baking as a form of therapy.
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Tagged art therapy, baking, mental health, obsessive-compulsive disorder, The Kitchener
Illegal dumping has plagued the city of Oakland for more than 20 years. Today, the problem is worse than ever and it is affecting residents, businesses and government leaders alike.
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Tagged blight, east oakland, Elmhurst, Illegal Dumping, Oakland Community Organizations, Public Works Agency
Piles of dishes clatter behind the red big curtains and dozens of waiters, as chefs and their assistants try to move around the small back room, quickly coming in and out of the kitchen. Assembly...
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Tagged culinary arts, Food, fundraiser, Girls Incorporated of Alameda County, Taste
Local chefs take over Steel Rail's kitchen on Friday nights for the restaurant's fall series, Off the Rails.
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Tagged Aaronette King, Abolio, arepas, Carolina, catering, cuisine, entrepreneur, Food, foodies, jack london, Jack London Square, Miss Arepita, restaurants, Shawn Walker-Smith, Steel Rail, The Lumpia Company
The Tales of Two Cities podcast is back for another season featuring brand new audio stories about Oakland and Richmond.
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Tagged Oakland podcast, Oakland sister city, Richmond podcast, Wynton Marsalis
Beverage makers receive another cease and desist letter regarding advertising in their campaign against proposed soda taxes in Oakland and San Francisco. The latest notice is from Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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Tagged American Beverage Association, Bernie Sanders, Measure HH, Oakland, soda tax
Modern science is slowly unraveling the link between sugar and preventable diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart diseases, conditions that affect the health of minorities, the young, and the poor more than anyone else....
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Tagged Coca-Cola, groceries, kaiser permanente, Measure HH, soda tax, sugar
On Sunday, the Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association (OFSCA) hosted their 50th annual "Otsukimi" Moon Viewing Party, which drew over 200 people. Though this year the actual moon viewing was cancelled due to rainy weather,...
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Tagged 50th annual, Bonsai Garden, moon, moon viewing festival, otsukimi, taiko, telescope
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland can add one more item to its list of achievements: a $1.3 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant.
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Bakers come together to raise money and awareness for mental health issues at the Depressed Cake Shop pop-up event at Creative Growth Art Center in Uptown Oakland on Saturday afternoon.
The opponents of a controversial Oakland ballot measure that would tax soda have been circulating a campaign mailer that uses an image of an Oakland North story, but with an altered headline. The mailer shows...
The American Beverage Association has historically invested millions of dollars to defeat public health initiatives aimed at lowering sugary drink consumption, but Oakland's pro-tax measure recently received a financial boost.
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Tagged American Beverage Association, Grocery tax, Measure HH, Michael Bloomberg, soda tax, sugar-sweetened beverages