Tag Archives: Miss Ollie’s

Sign courtesy of Nido

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.
Sarah Kirnon, owner of Miss Ollie's in Old Oakland, says location and business investment enabled her to open in early December.

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...