Oakland North Now 7.09.09
on July 9, 2009
Our very own Rickey Henderson is making it into the Hall of Fame! If you steal 1,406 bases, you’ll go into the Hall, too!
Newsom, and San Francisco, can learn a thing or two from Oakland. Including turning junkyards into beautiful farms.
Oakland Tribune is hosting a survey on whether BART employees should receive pay increases. What are you waiting for? Vote! (So far, 87 percent say ‘no.’)
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