Ro's Donuts 15918 Hesperian Blvd, San Lorenzo, CA94580 Tay runs this super-clean and spacious bakery and sandwich shop on the corner of Hesperian and Post Office Road (south…More of Lucky's and Chevron). Souvenirs of Cambodia and potted plants line the walls. Donuts start at $8/dozen; Tay bakes them fresh every morning. You can also pick up some instant noodles here if you're in the mood for savory rather than sweet.
Thrift Town 16160 E 14th St, San Leandro, CA94578 Thrift Town offers a huge selection of men's and women’s clothing. You can browse through the different racks and…More find shirts, jackets, jeans, skirts, coats and business suits. It also sells shoes, jewelry, books, toys, pots and pans, and home furnishings. If you have any old clothing or possessions that you’d like to get rid of, you can donate them to the store at the designated times.
Rite Aid 3848 Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley, CA94546 Extended pharmacy hours, a sizeable garden section and the usual cosmetics and toiletries have made Rite Aid, on the…More north side of the Boulevard, a local standby. There are also the unexpected finds, like baby onesies that say "Someone in Castro Valley Likes Me," bags of ultra-premium Foxfarm Ocean Forest organic potting soil, and a stock of made-in-USA knitting yarn carried over from the days when this was a PayLess with an old-school fabrics and notions section. A watch- and jewelry repairman on site is another old-school plus.
KFC 3625 Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley, CA94546 The fast food chain formerly known as Kentucky Fried Chicken still has the same secret blend of 11 herbs and…More spices, mystically good cole slaw and big buckets to feed the whole family. But besides the famous "Colonel's Original Recipe Fried Chicken," KFC also now has grilled chicken, chicken strips, chicken wings and chicken pot pie -- among other chicken incarnations. As it's done for more than 70 years, the all-American icon of the Colonel's folksy face peers back benevolently wherever you turn. This location is clean and quiet, and catering is available.