You'll likely have Too $hort lyrics running through your head if you drive near Oakland's Fremont High School in the near future, if a proposal before the Oakland City Council goes through. The council is set to consider a proposal to rename an appropriately brief stretch of Foothill Boulevard Too $hort Way in recognition of the iconic local rapper.
Taste of Denmark — one of Oakland’s oldest family-owned businesses — announced over the weekend that it would be closing up shop for good. The bakery served its last pastries Sunday at 3 p.m., with people lining up to get one last treat from the dessert shop.
A local couple with major Bay Area wine-and-dining connections is working to open a French-inspired wine bar on San Pablo Avenue in El Cerrito. It's been a bumpy road, from construction and permitting delays to a freak car accident, but the building at San Pablo and Stockton avenues is now in renovation.
Acclaimed Oakland food truck Tacos El Último Baile opens a brick-and-mortar spot at Fruitvale Public Market
East Bay taco outfit Tacos El Último Baile, which has been evolving since its early days selling its delicious creations from a table outside an Oakland bar in 2016, is about to debut its own brick-and-mortar location starting Saturday.