I love this idea. Everybody’s happy. It would help prevent isolation of the mentally ill, too. We need to ensure that our neighbors KNOW we care. Allow Homeless Campers In Your Backyard Could the YIMBY concept be more literally applied? What if Oakland homeowners were offered payment if they allow one homeless person (or couple) […]Read more "Letters of the week: The Homeless Issue in Oakland was a Hot Topic Among our Readers | East Bay Express"
Here’s another east bay express letter that gives me a toothache. The people of the east bay really care about our neighbors, they do. ‘Homeless Lives Matter Too??’: People Sleeping On Oakland’s Streets Still Waiting For Government Response To Growing East Bay Crisis” by Gabrielle Canon, News, May 25: Evict Wealthy Residents In my opinion, […]Read more "Letters of the week: The Homeless Issue in Oakland was a Hot Topic Among our Readers | East Bay Express"
The following are officials to contact:Chief Deputy Inspector General – Roy Wesley – (916) 255-1102Ombudsman Sara L. Smith (the person who is supposed to check on welfare, investigate complaints, etc.) – (916) 324-5458 // email@example.comSecretary Scott Kernan – firstname.lastname@example.orgUndersecretary Ralph M. Diaz – email@example.comGovernor Jerry Brown – (916) 445-2481Chief Office of the Ombudsman – Sara […]Read more "It sounds like this Old Folsom oldguarders are in contempt of court. I suppose they are banking on the slow action of the courts and their gift of cookies to the judge.These brave men are fighting for their lives. Please support them.Folsom Hunger Strike Update: Retaliation, Demands, & Rally – It’s Going Down"
After the assassination of Martin Luther King and the social upheaval which followed it, Robert Seth Hayes joined the Black Panther Party, working in the Party’s free medical clinics and free breakfast programs. Like many other activists, Seth was forced underground by FBI and police repression of the Panther movement. Once underground, Seth joined the […]Read more "Every one of these stories inspires, infuriates and compels us to actionPrisoners | Sacramento Prisoner Support"
San Francisco Bay View » Hunger strike set to begin May 25 in Old Folsom ASU/Ad-Seg The men at Old Folsom State Prison in the ASU and Ad-Seg will begin a hunger strike on May 25 due to ongoing issues with the conditions of confinement that violate the Eighth Amendment. All the prisoners held in […]Read more "Support the brave activists at Folsom"
Libby won’t get anywhere with that police association either. The last reforms they agreed to were completely forgotten. opd do what it want. OPD don’t listen Oakland Police Dept. audit: Officer recruitment, misconduct under microscope Mayor Libby Schaaf asked for the audit in May, weeks before police Chief Sean Whent resigned and two other interim […]Read more "I should think so…"
Fire destroys Emeryville apartment complex for second time EMERYVILLE — A retail-apartment complex near the border of Oakland at Adeline Street and San Pablo Avenue burned in a spectacular five-alarm blaze early Saturday — the same building that was under construction again after it was destroyed in a massive, six-alarm fire last July. Source: Fire […]Read more "Some one set fire to my tent last night. I wonder how easy it would be commit arson and not be discovered… So many fires in that West Oakland area"