Yolanda’s Construction Administration & Traffic Control (YCAT-C) recently received a small business loan from the Neighbor Fund, a community-based and community-vetted revolving loan fund for small businesses in the Bayview community. YCAT-C used these proceeds [...]
Like many people, Yolanda Jones has undergone a fair share of personal tragedy. She was a victim of domestic violence for 14 years while also working to raise her disabled son who was has cerebral [...]
Business owner Ellen Manu-Bimpeh has been showcasing exquisite jewelry, apparel, and artwork that reflect the African culture at her store Sankofa African Arts & Jewelry now at a new location, 2433 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland.Handpainted [...]
Jo Manuel says Johobo bags got started because God helped her see something that no one else had: when she opened a plastic bag holding a tightly folded ottoman cover, it was upside down. Instead [...]
Underground Treasures has won the 2013 Best of Oakland Award in the Women’s Clothing Stores category by the Oakland Award Program. Underground Treasure offers one-of-a kind apparel and accessories from around the world.