A number of residents are raising questions about a City Council Community and Economic Development (CED) decision this week to create a small business task force.
Oakland Port Services, a locally owned small business that provides unique services for independent truck drivers at the Port of Oakland, has received an eviction notice after negotiations for relocation on port land fell through.
Congressmembers Barbara Lee, Eric Swalwell and Mike Honda will host a free education and enrollment event workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small business owners and employees understand the Affordable Care Act and learn about [...]
Representatives of small businesses are complaining that city staff is on a fast track to adopt a formal plan for a massive Coliseum City development project, which has reached the final stages of approval without [...]
Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf urged Oaklanders to join her in shopping local on Plaid Friday and to support local merchants that have been victims of recent vandalism.
Community members scored a big victory this week in their ongoing struggle to keep big rig polluting trucks out of West Oakland. Bill Aboudi of Oakland Maritime Support Services (OMSS) finally signed a lease to [...]