Businesses, workers adjusting to Oakland's higher minimum wage

April 13, 2015 12:10 PM

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The McDonald's cashier in Oakland greets patrons with her customary grin every morning. She takes pride knowing she's brightened a sleepy customer's mood.

"People tell me, 'You were the first person I saw today, and you were so nice,'" Salazar said. "First of all, that's my job. Second of all, I like people. I consider myself a highly skilled customer-service person, and I love taking care of people. That's what I do."

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