Tag Archives: food

A closeup image of a row of flour inside a grocery store.

Mayor Libby Schaaf to hold virtual town hall every Thursday; Community Foods Market Delivers Groceries to Seniors on EBT

As of today, 220 people in Oakland have tested positive for COVID-19. Check Alameda County’s COVID-19 dashboard here for up-to-date information. Follow all of Oakland Voices coverage on coronavirus in Oakland on our COVID-19 updates[Read more]
A young indigenous woman with her hair in a bun speaks in a microphone at a well-lit room. A sign behind her says "What Does Wellness Feel Like?"

New East Oakland Grocery Co-op Looking for Founding Members

A new grocery cooperative in East Oakland is recruiting up to eight founding cohort members by May, who will then go through a 12-week training over the summer to become the first group of worker-owners in[Read more]

Discover or Reacquaint Yourself With The Laurel

The first thing that I saw of familiarity in the Laurel District was the Subway fast food restaurant across the street from the 76 Gas Station; it reminded me of my hometown, Philadelphia.  Subway makes[Read more]

Keep Calm: Fret Nothing, Eastmont TC Has You Covered! Part II

I’m sure that you received the message in part one  that everything you need for sustainability can be found at Eastmont TC.  Your problem with or question about food, money, clothing, housing, medical/dental/mental health or[Read more]

Fret Nothing, Eastmont Town Center Has You Covered

Eastmont Town Center, located on 73rd and Bancroft, is a hub for all one’s needs or, at least a big stepping stone.  Firstly, on the first floor you will find the Self-Sufficiency Center, known as[Read more]

Profile of The East Oakland Switchboard

  The East Oakland Switchboard is located right around the corner from me.  For three years, I’ve walked and ridden past it and wondered what the business does.  Formerly homeless, I could tell it was[Read more]