Meet Our Clients: Degrees Plato

Two years ago, the husband-and-wife team, Richard and Mercedes, first thought about opening a family-friendly bar & restaurant. They fell in love with Oakland’s Laurel District, where Degrees Plato now operates, and they feel fortunate for their great neighbors and a supportive community. Now, Degrees Plato has 18 employees, and Richard and Mercedes see their…

Meet Our Clients: Sequoia CrossFit

Sequoia CrossFit is a comprehensive strength and conditioning facility founded by Matt Andus. His studio offers small group trainings and individualized attention designed to assist people attain their fitness goals. For Matt, the most fulfilling aspect of his work is when he can show someone that they can do something with their body that they…

BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT BUSINESS DISTRICT FESTIVAL

BAMBDFEST:2019 is a multi-day, multi-venue festival in celebration of the Black Arts Movement Business District and Black arts, culture, and economics in Oakland, CA. The month-long festival in February 2019, produced by the Lower Bottom Playaz, Inc. in collaboration with BAMBD, CDC, and The Flight Deck, is funded by a Creative California Communities grant from the…