Temperatures cool and Don Perata leads in the polls
on August 25, 2010
Oakland thermometers showed a record high of 99 degrees Fahrenheit yesterday afternoon, but things cooled a bit today and are expected to return to normal temperatures for the rest of the week. The heat wave meant opened fire hydrants and higher air conditioning use, according to the Tribune, but the one day of hot temps did not cause any massive problems unless you credit yesterday’s two homicides to the heat.
Don Perata is currently leading in a poll on Oakland’s fall mayoral race conducted earlier this week by CBS 5. With many months to go in the crowded race, Perata, Quan and Kaplan top the list of voter favorites at the moment according to CBS 5.
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