RSVP for the BID’s Annual Meeting, April 28 @7pm

Join us for the Temescal Telegraph BID 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 28th to hear about 2020 challenges & accomplishments, plans for 2021, and vote on new TTBID Board Directors.
Enjoy Temescal-themed trivia (w/prizes!), a short presentation, Q&A and a chance to connect with Temescal businesses, property owners, residents, and the TTBID Board of Directors. RSVP HERE.
Annual Meeting Program
  • 2020 Review – Challenges & Accomplishments
  • Plans for 2021
  • Board of Directors Elections
  • Temescal-themed Triva (with prizes!)


New Temescal BID Marketing & Program Assistant

The Temescal BID is excited to welcome Katie Larson as the BID’s new Marketing and Program Assistant, starting this week! Katie Larson comes to the BID after several years of working with Oakland Pride, where she served as Events Coordinator and was a core part of the team that produces Oakland’s LGBTQ+ Pride Parade and Festival, as well as their first-ever Virtual Pride celebration in September 2020. (more…)

Downtown Streets Team Partnership

We are excited to announce that the Temescal Telegraph BID is partnering with Downtown Streets Team on a new pilot employment training program for unhoused individuals in Oakland called Team Work Oakland. (more…)

2021 Annual Stakeholder Survey

How are we doing? Let us know by taking our Annual Survey!


Now Hiring: Temescal BID Marketing & Program Assistant

The Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District (TTBID) seeks a full-time Marketing and Program Assistant. This position is ideal to launch a career in marketing, city planning, urban economics, or business development. The chosen candidate will be involved in all aspects of our marketing and events, and will work under the supervision of and with support from the Executive Director.


Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

This Valentine’s Day, get your loved ones gifts from Temescal. Shop a variety of goods from handmade jewelry to unique flower arrangements at Temescal independent small businesses – online and in-person. Be sure to grab something for yourself, as well!


Outdoor Dining in Temescal

Outdoor dining is now permitted in Alameda County! Enjoy a bite and drinks from your favorite Temescal restaurants and bars outdoors. Please adhere to social distancing protocols, wear a mask, and follow all rules and regulations provided by each business.


Repave Telegraph Update – January 2021

The pedestrian plaza on Shattuck between 45th and 46th St was delineated with paint, planters, and signs on January 12! 


Fitness & Wellness Classes for 2021

In 2021, find new ways to de-stress and relax while staying at home! Whether it’s a virtual workout, dance, or meditation, find something new in Temescal to help you stay physically and mentally strong throughout the year.


Oakland Restaurant Week 2021: Jan 7-Jan 18

In 2021, to celebrate the businesses and people that have been nourishing Oakland’s communities, Oakland Restaurant Week gets upgraded to Oakland Restaurant (and More) Week—to promote all the businesses who contribute to Oakland’s culinary fabric.