Owner of longtime Oakland restaurant grateful to community after business broken into twice in 1 day

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — The owner of alaMar Dominican Kitchen in Oakland is thankful for the community’s support after his restaurant was broken into twice on the same day.

On Friday, Chef Nelson German shared with ABC7 News his business was burglarized twice.

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The chef shared on Instagram that he would be forced to close his business, which has been around a decade in the Uptown area, if it didn’t have a solid weekend of sales.

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A small business owner is now worried she’ll be forced to leave San Francisco if she is targeted again after her shop in Cow Hollow was broken into.

He says that thanks to the outpouring of support, alaMar did three times the average amount of business over the weekend.

He’s encouraging everyone to support local businesses as often as we can.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.