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Picnic on Telegraph New Date: Sunday, October 25th!

Discover Temescal outdoors! Save the date for Sunday, October 25th for a Picnic on Telegraph! Spend the day walking, shopping, and dining out on the street all while supporting Temescal businesses.
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Temescal Trick or Treat Canceled – Smaller Celebrations in Temescal To Continue!

In view of the public health crisis surrounding the coronavirus, and Alameda County’s recent guidelines for Halloween, the Temescal Telegraph BID has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Temescal Trick or Treat event. (more…)

Picnic on Telegraph – Sunday, October 4th!

Discover Temescal outdoors! Save the date for Sunday, October 4th for a Picnic on Telegraph! Spend the day walking, shopping, and dining out on the street all while supporting Temescal businesses.
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Temescal Salons Now Open!

Alameda County has permitted the reopening of indoor services for hair salons and barbershops. See a full list of Temescal salons and barbershops below. Be sure to call ahead to ensure availability!
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Taste of Temescal Canceled

In view of the public health crisis surrounding the coronavirus this year’s Taste of Temescal, which was originally postponed, has been canceled. Taste of Temescal, though on hiatus in 2020, will come back in 2021 with even more amazing bites from your favorite Temescal restaurants! (more…)

Repave Update

The meters along Telegraph are being moved to align with the locations of the new parking spaces. Maintenance covers in the street are being lowered by the various utilities now-September 18th.⁠

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Permanent Striping and Bollards Installed on Telegraph

The permanent striping and K-71 bollards have been installed on Telegraph from 37th to 51st St! The temporary cat tracking on Telegraph from 51st to above 52nd is still being reviewed by the City.   (more…)

Temescal Businesses & Community Invited to Participate in Oakland Pride!

Oakland Pride has made the decision to cancel its in-person events for 2020, including the 11th annual Oakland Pride Parade, and move the festival to a virtual format!  (more…)

Virtual De-Escalation Training with Temescal Ambassadors

Participate in the upcoming training provided by the Temescal BID Operations Manager Joey Harrison on how to compassionately and respectfully interact with people experiencing homelessness and mental health issues, and general de-escalation strategies and tips.
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Donate to Marquee Salon’s Fundraiser!

Ocean and Dannielle, the owners of Marquee Salon located on 40th St in Temescal since 2012, are doing their best to ride out Shelter In Place. Help them out by donating to Marquee’s fundraiser! 
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