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October 20, 2009: Taste of Tuesday

on October 20, 2009

As the week gets rolling and North Oaklanders (at least, those lucky enough to have already scored a ticket to the sold out event) get ready to taste the treats of Temescal this evening (fingers crossed that the blue skies this morning stick around!) we also have some hard news to let you know about.

  • Anthony Batts, Oakland’s new police chief, will be sworn-in at tonight’s city council meeting.
  • Oakland cannabis dispensary owners are exhaling with relief after hearing about Obama’s commitment, made official on Monday via a notice to all US District Attorneys from Attorney General Eric Holder, to allowing those obeying California’s medical marijuana laws to continue to sell their wares without interference from the feds.
  • Wishing it was still the weekend? Check out Oakland North TV to see how some Oaklanders spent an evening twisting, dancing and rolling – literally – at Oakland’s latest late-night event, PlayDate.
  • Also, today is “Twin Day” at Tech as they celebrate Spirit Week leading up to the Homecoming Rally on Friday. Tomorrow is “Tacky Day”. So do not be concerned if you see a sudden increase in the number of teenage twins wearing flashy sweater vests on Broadway this week.

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