Tag Archives: Temescal

Universal Beauty Supply and Salon, which has operated on Telegraph Avenue for 35 years, worries its longtime customers can't find parking in busy Temescal

Temescal business owners see effects of neighborhood change

Adnan Ahmed, a Pakistani immigrant in a blue plaid shirt, looks gloomily around the 41 St Discount Store, just south of 41st Street on Telegraph Avenue in Temescal. At 10 a.m. on a recent Wednesday...

Historic deli faces closure from increased rent

The Genova Delicatessen, located at 5095 Telegraph Avenue, has been part of the famous Temescal Plaza since 1926. When it first opened it sold mostly just pastas and sauces but in the late 1960s the...

Thursday morning, 11 am

Oakland North reporters went out to different locations across Oakland on Thursday, October 22, between 11 a.m. and noon to observe what happens throughout the city on an ordinary weekday morning.
Owners of Flora, an up-scale restaurant on Telegraph Ave. and 19th St., have cut back on employee perks to cover increased payroll costs.

Increased minimum wage creates tough choices for Oakland restaurant owners

At restaurants, the increase in minimum wage means wait staff are often getting a wage boost in addition to tips, while cooks don’t see changes in wages.
Residents of Temescal and surrounding neighborhoods met at Homeroom on Monday night to discuss a recent surge of criminal activity in the area.

Residents pack open forum to discuss crime surge in the Temescal area

An open forum Monday night at Homeroom in North Oakland drew nearly a hundred concerned residents who packed into the restaurant and onto the surrounding sidewalks to discuss the Temescal area’s recent surge in crime.
Counterfeit currency

Temescal merchants on the lookout for man passing fake $100 bills

A man trying to pass counterfeit $100 bills visited several businesses along Telegraph Avenue last week, according to reports from Temescal merchants.
Oakland resident JD Schreiber peruses fresh vegetables on display at the Jack London Square Farmers' Market, where vendors accept food stamps.

Proposed cuts to food stamps may affect Oakland’s farmers’ markets

A growing number of food stamp recipients are using their benefits at Oakland farmers' markets. But profits from such transactions could decline if a proposed $16.5 billion cut to the federal food stamp program passes...