If you listen to the big business lobbyists, you might actually hear them claim that the Bay Area’s higher minimum wage laws will have no impact or might even hurt our communities. But that’s missing the real story: the lives of tens of thousands of workers like me who will benefit. I have worked for two […]
Neighbors are concerned with about increased litter, traffic and violence to a historically troubled stretch of San Pablo Avenue.
The McDonald’s on San Pablo. The fast food franchise is trying to rebrand itself as a restaurant that offers healthy fare. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The McDonald’s on San Pablo. The fast food franchise is trying to rebrand itself as a restaurant that offers healthy fare. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel In an attempt to rebrand its current […]
Allison Arevalo and Erin Wade, whose new restaurant is suddenly nameless. Berkeley blogger and soon-to-be restaurateur Allison Arevalo found herself in a David and Goliath situation last week when fast-food behemoth McDonald’s let her know it would sue if she went ahead with the chosen name for her new Oakland restaurant: Little Mac. Arevalo and […]