Tag Archives: West Oakland

Labor, Inequality and Transportation in the Bay Area

The strike that shuttered BART for four and a half days last week puts the Bay Area’s largest transit system once again at the center of a public debate over the region’s future. The crux of the discussion is labor … Continue reading

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Sweet West Oakland

A question I get asked frequently is why I picked West Oakland as the location for my first restaurant, Brown Sugar Kitchen. For those of you who don’t know, West Oakland is one of the San Francisco Bay area’s most … Continue reading

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Census: Blacks leaving urban core for East Bay suburbs

In early 2008, moving from West Oakland to Antioch was a deal Felicia Duncan couldn’t refuse. “I had purchased a house, the kind of house I was able to get out there but I couldn’t get here for the price,” … Continue reading

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