Elly Schmidt-Hopper is an East Bay Express summer intern. She grew up in Middletown, CA, a town of 1,100, and has a propensity for awful and abundant alliteration. She lives with two roommates and a cat in Oakland and hopes to one day have a bigger closet.
Tucked in an unassuming strip mall, the El Salvadoran restaurant serves some of the most delicious pupusas in the East Bay.
by Elly Schmidt-Hopper | Sep 12, 2018
by Elly Schmidt-Hopper | Sep 5, 2018
After the owner of Bissap Baobab was arrested for allegedly illegally obtaining citizenship, immigration lawyers worry about more denaturalization cases — which could be bad news for the local restaurant industry.
by Elly Schmidt-Hopper | Aug 28, 2018
by Elly Schmidt-Hopper | Mar 20, 2014
The candidate who has raised the most cash in this year's Oakland mayor's race enjoyed success as a top executive for a large corporation that has been accused of fraud and corruption.
by Darwin BondGraham | Mar 19, 2014
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