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The conflict of interest of a DA having the charge and prosecute the police is on stunning display here. Unreal.
Peterson failed the public though lack of diligence in observing the letter and the spirit of the law. Does this man know the meaning of the word exploitation or know right from wrong? CoCo County voters- send the DA a message when he is up for re-election.
Not charging them because of what?they all suck mr .petersons what?
look at the fuckin' face on that guy
At the meeting, Dewey Academy folks came out in force to urge board to go ahead and relocate the administration at a refurbished 1025, resurrect the Moore Building next door, build a new multipurpose facility for Dewey, and strongly urged board not to build any type of housing whatsoever near Dewey. Board asked questions and plans to put it back on agenda sometime after the next scheduled meeting. Superintendent wasn't there, but is expected to present a staff recommendation. No mention of further "community engagement" meetings. A couple of boardmembers questioned wisdom of leasing space rather than owning their own facility over the long term, even though costs presented as approx. the same. Board asked for more detail on costs. Nick Orton spoke briefly, said he understood the "no housing" points being made and that that part was separate from proposal to lease at auditorium. Videotape is posted on ousd website if anyone wants to look at it.
Once again the fish have been fermenting.
There's a report out there that stated retrofitting 1025 2nd Ave was far more economical than demo and replace. Then OUSD let OFD trash it for training... mmm, hmm.
Wow! Back room real estate meetings "public school land swaps" and a Charter Movement funded school board race. Libby did re-build Don Perata's campaign support for public land giveaway political machine. Libby's bud, Protopapppus, is a developer and Charterizer. Here's Madison Park's current living projects in Oakland:
28th & Adeline
32nd & Hannah
DId Protopappus' exceptional luck in landing all these Oakland development opportunities have anything to do with his campaign cash a for Libby?
LIbby will get campaign support to Sacramento, Oakland will end up with a landless school district, unionless teachers, loft living techies, and a posh corporate headquarters for OUSD administrators. OUSD can cohabitate the Kaiser Convention Center with developers and school privatizers disguised as do-gooder foundations. It's brilliant support Superintendent Antwan Wilson and his fat team of overpaid, useless administrators, empower them to do what they do best, fail. Then save their careers by helping them give away and privatize the Oakland Schools, they were to dumb, mean and lazy to fix. Let OUSD do what it does best, fail. It's an ambitious Mayor's and incompetent School Superintendent's wet dream: free PR and political support from developers, Foundations, and the Charter Movement. They get all that for "swapping public land" and selling out our children.
No. OUSD can renovate its current headquarters, which it should have begun after the "flood," instead of waiting 3-4 years. In fact, OUSD should have repaired whatever caused the flood, preventing the flood in the first place. OUSD should keep the land its current/former headquarters is on, and no swap. AND, we are voting "no" on OUSD's ballot measure asking for MORE money while it fritters away time and taxpayer money on this extravagance instead of pinching pennies and focusing on educating Oakland's kids.
5 pm, upstairs
Thank you Darwin.
The A's social media team is salty to the extreme. They also argue with fans on Instagram. Superweird.
Would like to reach Paulina.
[U.S.] Too Many Said-Suicides of Law Enforcement Officer's wives, girlfriends, dates, and ex's
vote no on measure LL ! Dont give more power to the same corrupted lawyers like Dan Seigal and Chanin who keep these previously indicted and fired then secretly rehired Riders cops like Gantt on the job tampering evidence in police homicides rapes, and intentionally endanger innocent witnesses to police crimes and have run the CPRB into the dirt. www.karmawon.wordpresss.com
If Alameda County DA refused to prosecute Riders misconduct, no wonder she is only prosecuting low-level cops in current sex scandal.
No wonder it is so hard to get the public's attention on what happens at planning, rent board, the port commission or the school board. This never ending soap opera distracts Oakland from local governance.
Vote for LL and let's have a police commission keep an eye on the needed reforms.
Kudos to Gantt for ending his silence! As I wrote a few months ago, Gantt is being hated on and hung out to dry for being a stand up stand alone cop. Plenty of dirty cops will always be part of OPD from the bottom up, but Mike Gantt never has been one of them. O'Brien killed his wife, Gantt knows it, OPD knows it, and undisclosed facts prove it. To those criticizing Darwin Bondgraham and his colleagues, they covered everything impartially as true journalists should.
oh yes I forgot the DA investigated and cleared the former Rider of wrong doing in allowing his girlfriend to work homicide cases...is that the same DA that allowed the riders to continue their abuse of innocent people and refused to charge them back in the 90s? and instead allowed it to go federal and produce the current federal monitor situation that would have been avoided if the DA had just done their job in the first place....so is it your sister in the DA office or your friends sister ? who has the plug in the DA office so your crew never talks about how the DA has failed to protect Oakland? www.karmawon.wordpress.com
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