Celebrate Valentine’s Day Locally

Valentine’s Day represents a wonderful opportunity to support locally owned businesses! For your shopping needs, we encourage you to check out our directory websites for Oakland and Chinatown San Francisco where you can discover new local businesses.

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#buyblack this February

The notion of black capitalism, or circulating wealth within the black community, is an idea that originates from early black leaders such as Booker T Washington and Marcus Garvey, and continues to be championed by contemporary activists such as Killer Mike. More about the history of this subject can be read in this article.

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Meet Our Clients: Fair Game

Terry Watts recently acquired Fair Game in Sacramento, with help from a loan from Veteran Launch.   “Fair Game in Sacramento, now owned by Marine Corps veteran Terry Watts, celebrates retro games with an enthusiasm that keeps their customers coming back.  Their website introduces the business: ‘Think back to the days of your youth: the…

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Lunar New Year 2019

The Lunar New Year (often referred to as Chinese New Year in the U.S.) is an annual 15-day festival occurring in late January or early February based on the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar. In 2019, the first day of the Lunar New Year (LNY) falls on Tuesday, February 5th, denoting the arrival of Year of the Pig.  

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