Jennifer Angel, owner of Angel Cakes in Oakland, Calif., was remembered as a beloved social justice advocate
By Nicole Acosta, February 10, 2023
A beloved Oakland, Calif., bakery owner who was seriously injured in a robbery gone wrong has died days after the broad daylight attack, her family and friends say.
“It’s with a heavy heart that we announce that Oakland baker, small business owner, social justice activist, and community member Jen Angel has been medically declared to have lost all brain function and will not regain consciousness,” reads a Feb. 9 statement posted to her Facebook page. “Her official time of death was 5:48pm (PT).”
Oakland police said the attack happened in the afternoon of Feb. 6 in the parking lot of a Wells Fargo bank located less than a mile from her shop, Angel Cakes, according to CBS News.