Mayor Ed Lee is working with police on a change in tactics following a violent night on Monday in San Francisco’s Mission District.
While damage wasn’t as extensive compared to previous protests, businesses in downtown Oakland were once again trying to recover Wednesday following May Day demonstrations.
Supervisor Christina Olague is spearheading a campaign to bring more businesses and residents to the area.
Several new stores, shops and restaurants have opened in downtown Walnut Creek, attracting bigger crowds to the area.
The Oakland City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a temporary permitting process for mobile food vendors in the city.
In what could be one of the most innovative new concepts in urban planning, at least five owners are setting up shop rent free in formerly vacant Oakland stores.
Two Oakland community benefit districts are telling Mayor Jean Quan that it’s time to clean out the tent city at Frank Ogawa Plaza.
Business owners in downtown Oakland were assessing damage Thursday morning after a mostly peaceful daylong protest by Occupy Oakland turned destructive overnight.
Governor Jerry Brown addressed a union convention in Las Vegas Monday, while still mulling over whether to sign some labor-friendly legislation. The California governor is walking a fine line to keep both business and labor happy.
California officials are trying to make it easier for veterans coming home to start and build their businesses.