Community members and city officials struggle to confront the the epidemic of hundreds of Oakland residents--most of them black, many of them elders--sleeping on the streets due to to skyrocketing rents and a lack of...
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During the City Council meeting, the council members discussed Oakland’s shelter crisis, the federal legislation of California firearms laws and the state of the city address.
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