Residents met to discuss issues facing East Oakland including human trafficking and the sex trade, education, affordable housing, illegal dumping, improving employment opportunities, gun violence, and getting justice for the immigrant and refugee communities.
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Red “Rapid” signs adorn bus stops across the Bay Area, and there will be more of these stations coming soon to Oakland.
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Oakland North takes a look at a unique restaurant in East Oakland, one where the Mexican and Vietnamese cultures come together in the same kitchen.
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Servers at Century Buffet on International Boulevard were working twelve-hour days, six days a week, and being paid far below minimum wage, according to the Alameda County District Attorney.
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Final arguments wrapped up in the case of the City of Oakland versus Hiral Patel, the owner of the National Lodge, an International Boulevard hotel accused of catering to prostitution.