New Pavement Installation on Telegraph to be Completed by June 26th

The final top coat of asphalt is being installed on Telegraph Ave, with expected completion of this Phase 2 of 3 in the repaving construction plan, by June 26th.   (more…)

HEAD WEST Marketplace Coming to Temescal

HEAD WEST will host its inaugural marketplace in Temescal on Saturday, August 8th, on Shattuck Ave between 45th and 46th, including the adjacent sidewalk next to Kasper’s Hotdogs.

40th Street Block Party Canceled

Given the ongoing health crisis, the Temescal BID has decided to cancel our 40th Street Block Party which was originally scheduled for July 18th.

Support Black-Owned Businesses in Temescal

The BID has created a list of black-owned businesses in Temescal. Be sure to support each business any way you can! View the list below or by visiting this link.  (more…)

Telegraph Repave Begins

Repave work on Telegraph Ave has started at 38th Street on the outside/Eastern lanes working Northbound.


New and Expanding Businesses

Welcome these new businesses to the neighborhood along with Temescal favorites who have begun to reopen for takeout!


Donate & Apply to Oakland Indie Alliance Repair Fund

Oakland Indie Alliance has created a repair fund for businesses whose storefronts have been damages. Donate to the repair fund to ensure the sustainability of the local small business community and apply to receive a grant.


Repave Telegraph Construction Update

It has been determined that the Repave Telegraph construction is essential and will continue, under the extended and stricter Shelter in Place orders that were enacted starting April 1st.


Virtual Fitness Classes Available

Support Temescal’s fitness businesses: take a virtual workout class! Many Temescal workout spots are offering virtual classes ranging from pilates to boxing! See the full list below. 


HEAD WEST in Temescal postponed, Live + Local now streaming on IG

Live + Local Creative Chat series | Every day, Monday – Friday | 4pm & 5pm | on Instagram Live HERE

Based on current Federal, State and Local mandates to shelter in place through May, the HEAD WEST Marketplace planned for Temescal on April 11th has been cancelled. The inaugural HEAD WEST Marketplace in Temescal will therefore be Saturday, August 8th. In the meantime, HEAD WEST has announced a new At-Home Instagram Live Series, ‘LIVE + LOCAL‘, highlighting makers, designers, artists, and musicians.