Tag Archives: Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce

Oaklanders voice opinion about new A’s stadium at Peralta College meeting

More than 100 community members attended a rare standing room-only meeting of the Peralta Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday night. The unusually large crowd came out to share their opinions about the proposed...
The 25th annual Chinatown StreetFest on August 25 and 26, in Oakland.

Oakland’s Chinatown StreetFest celebrates diversity, tradition

Costumed performers and rows of vendors calling out to passersby from booths offering street food, shiny trinkets and herbal remedies added to the hubbub of Oakland’s Chinatown over the weekend during the 25th annual Chinatown...

Oakland celebrates “day of inclusion”

For more than 60 years, the Chinese Exclusion Act legally prevented Chinese people from legally immigrating to the United States. On Wednesday evening, Mayor Jean Quan hosted an event celebrating the contributions of immigrants to...
A map of the different existing and proposed bikeways in downtown Oakland.

Plans for bikeways in Oakland’s Chinatown receive mixed opinions from business leaders and transit experts

This busy part of 8th Street is the site for one of the many proposed bikeways in Oakland. However, some Chinatown leaders said the city should think twice before adding bikes to the mix on...
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A proposed statewide ban on shark fins elicits disapproval in Oakland’s Chinatown

A state bill that would ban the possession and distribution of shark fins in California has led to debate between conservationists and Chinese American leaders, and has its share of critics in Oakland’s Chinatown. The...