on May 4, 2010
Oakland’s Cinco de Mayo festival has been cancelled for the second time in two years because of a lack of funding. The Oakland Tribune has more.
Tonight’s City Council meeting promises to be action-packed, with several hot-button issues on the agenda. A few highlights:
– an appeal hearing on Nic Nak Liquors, which was approved for a permit to sell alcohol by the Planning Commission, an act opposed by some neighbors.
– a resolution denouncing Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070, which calls for police to demand identification if they have a “reasonable suspicion” a person is an illegal immigrant.
– a renewal of the council’s declaration of a “medical cannabis health emergency,” calling for decreased enforcement of the federal marijuana ban.
– an update on the countywide transportation plan
The authors of “Clock Without a Face,” Eli Horowitz and Mac Barnett, will be at the Montclair Branch of the Oakland Public Library tonight at 7 p.m., 1687 Mountain Blvd., for a book signing and presentation. The authors have incorporated a nationwide scavenger hunt into the book.
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