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An endorsement for Joe Tuman on Michaan's theatre marquee, which looms over a prominent corner at the Lake Merritt end of Grand Avenue, and is often used by Michaan as a protest signboard. In this case, it hits directly at Tuman's rivals.

Mayoral candidate Tuman: cut Oakland’s parking ticket fines and meter hours

Mayoral candidate Joe Tuman joined local business owners and residents to voice support for reducing parking meter costs and parking fines in Oakland.
As the city council makes tough decisions about budget cuts, the parking enforcement unit may soon be a part of the OPD.  This transfer may mean tougher background checks for parking enforcement technicians.  Archived photo by Megan Molteni.

As parking enforcement transfers to OPD oversight, workers will have to pass new background checks

City officials are preparing to transfer Oakland’s parking enforcement unit to the Oakland Police Department. The transfer will allow the parking enforcement staff to be trained to write tickets and accident reports. But the move...