Tag Archives: Miss Ollie’s

Some Oakland business owners recognize “Day Without Immigrants”

Protest sends a message about what is happening and how business owners are fighting for people who work for them.

Businesses, city leaders say in Oakland, economy is rebounding

Sarah Kirnon and her business associate were putting the finishing touches on their new restaurant in Old Oakland—Miss Ollie’s, specializing in Afro-Caribbean fare—days before it was scheduled to open. In the kitchen, spices were still...