The move was supportive twofold, as many of The Town Kitchen’s products are sourced through minority-owned businesses and industries owned by women. It also helped prevent any layoffs as The Town Kitchen stopped catering corporate offices when the tech crowd began working remotely. … [Read more...] about The pandemic won’t hinder meal prep for this Oakland youth catering business
And just last month, the rolling blackouts created by California’s latest electricity crisis – the result of policies against power plants being fueled by natural gas – spilled 50,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Oakland Estuary when back-up wastewater pumps failed. … [Read more...] about EPA Chief: California Blackouts Spilled 50,000 Gallons of Raw Sewage into Oakland Estuary
Officers were sent at 3:48 a.m. Sunday to the 200 block of Broadway to investigate a report that a person was on the ground bleeding. … [Read more...] about Oakland Man Stabbed To Death Near Jack London Square
What’s the A’s potential downfall in a postseason scenario? That pesky power reliance is now basically minus the majors’ top home-run hitter from just two years ago. Though he got a start Tuesday when Stephen Piscotty was scratched — and hit his second home run of the season in the third inning of Game 1 and had an RBI double in the sixth before going 0-for-3 in the nightcap — Khris Davis had been becoming a non-factor because he got off to such a poor start. Oakland didn’t have the luxury in a 60-game season to allow him more than a few weeks to get on track, so he starts against left-handers — the A’s haven’t seen one since Aug. 26. The longer he sits, the less likely he is to be effective when he does get a chance. … [Read more...] about A’s Plus: Who might be the postseason difference-maker for Oakland?
“All of us were very conscious of the fact that we wanted to make this a show that lived in our universe, one that was gritty, that was authentic, that was true to life. And there are just some iconic images in Oakland that would be criminal not to include,” he adds. “The reason you don’t open the show with the Golden Gate Bridge is that sort of flies in the face of one of the themes of the show -- this rivalry exists between SF and Oakland, and we wanted our audience sympathies to care about things that people in Oakland care about. Because we were embedded there, not San Francisco.” … [Read more...] about This hit Netflix show is a love letter to Oakland