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Re: “Women-Led Mosque to Open in Berkeley

They need to hunt her down and start a war in Berkeley. If you will let her views and act violent to others I can't wait for that school to fall.

Posted by Buscapé Axé on 04/15/2017 at 7:48 PM

Re: “City Of Oakland's Top Budget Expert Says Trump's Threat To $130 Million in Federal Funding 'Should Not Be Taken Lightly'

Nobody is OK with crazy anyone roaming the streets! It is a complete exaggeration to place the blame of 'craziness on the streets' on people who are not here legally!!! That is right-wing BS!!! Get rid of people who are here illegally---watch the price of that tomato on your table go up a $1.00!! So sad that right-wing, heartless morons don't get that!

Posted by Sage Feldemeyer on 04/15/2017 at 7:45 PM

Re: “Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

Oakland council members need to focus their efforts on a lot of others things besides tobacco and vaping. And how about enforcing the laws and consequences already on the books. Fining. Revoking business licenses. Etc.

Posted by Melissa Kittell on 04/15/2017 at 3:38 PM

Re: “Sen. Nancy Skinner Asks Contra Costa Supervisors to Cancel $95 Million Jail Expansion

Mental health services are needed both in the community and the jail, but 32 "mental health jail beds" are not required to provide such services. On the contrary, spending more money on incarceration means less fo spend on mental health professionals and other important services. If CCC would stop profiting on human suffering by ending the disgraceful ICE contract, there would be more than enough jail capacity required for to ensure public safety. Incarceration for any other reason is unacceptable.

Posted by racheltolm on 04/15/2017 at 2:23 PM

Re: “Sen. Nancy Skinner Asks Contra Costa Supervisors to Cancel $95 Million Jail Expansion

Law Enforcement budgets and actions must be spent protecting Citizens from VIOLENT OFFENDERS vs. non violent offenders.

Posted by Peter Quinn on 04/15/2017 at 8:34 AM

Re: “Hayward Police Chief: There Is No Video of Fatal Police Shooting of 16-Year-Old Elena Mondragon

A Suspects vehicle assaulting a Cops vehicle has the same ~intent~ as a Suspects fist assaulting a Cops face. Both assaults justify prison, neither justify deadly force. Cops pitting their 100-300lbs flesh & bone against a Suspect vehicles 3,000-6,000lbs of steel are just ~GAMING OFFICER SAFETY~ to justify opening fire on a TARGET RICH ENVIRONMENT.

Posted by Peter Quinn on 04/15/2017 at 8:24 AM

Re: “Hayward Police Chief: There Is No Video of Fatal Police Shooting of 16-Year-Old Elena Mondragon

Let's see how many barbarians come out to applaud and to justify the shooting of a unarmed, pregnant child by armed and trained agents of the state. Some things never change. Back during the days of jim crow, cops regularly committed atrocities against unarmed black people of all ages and both genders and were excused and lauded for it. After all they were Just thugs doing white society's dirty work for a paycheck and a pension. But remember, the real problem is those crazy North Koreans and ISIL not our own culture of blanket police impunity and it's evil twin the ever expanding surveillance state.

Posted by PEASEHEAD on 04/15/2017 at 1:13 AM

Re: “Sen. Nancy Skinner Asks Contra Costa Supervisors to Cancel $95 Million Jail Expansion

Thank you Senator Skinner! We need more leadership like this!
#ServicesNotCells!
Contra Costa County residents need youth services, social services, health care and mental health services, not jails.

Posted by Gabriel Haaland on 04/14/2017 at 11:57 PM

Re: “Sen. Nancy Skinner Asks Contra Costa Supervisors to Cancel $95 Million Jail Expansion

Please reconsider and vote against any jail expansion. Use the money saved on education!!!!!

Posted by Mary Sanders Tucker on 04/14/2017 at 11:50 PM

Re: “Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

It's a form of harm reduction. Vaping is the only way I would ever have been able to quit smoking. I did both for over a year while tapering down. E-cigs saved me from a 20-year pack a day Newport 100 habit. I understand why we want to keep tobacco products out of young people's hands and I agree. But the attempt to paint e-cigs as, "equally dangerous" as cigarettes is objectively false. There are literally HUNDREDS of carcinogenic chemicals in the filters of cigarettes, and burning tobacco means particulate matter-- ashes, tar, burning paper and tobacco in your lungs. Nicotine is addictive and bad for your heart, but it's still better than nicotine plus hundreds more also addictive and also carcinogenic chemical plus tar and particulate matter. I've managed to slowly step down my nicotine level using vape juices with progressively less nicotine. I have one more step before I'm at zero nic. I'm not the only one with a story like this. E-cigs are a cessation method and a harm reduction method that worked for me when no other method did.

Posted by Rachel Robbins on 04/14/2017 at 10:20 PM

Re: “Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

Additionally; all my vape juice comes from a local Oakland business, who hire locally and make everything themselves. This isn't gonna hurt big tobacco, it's gonna kill local jobs and people's livelihoods. This needs to be addressed better.

Posted by Michael Child Hodder on 04/14/2017 at 9:29 PM

Re: “Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

Vaping got me to quit my 25 year habit of two packs a day. My health and quality of life has improved no end since making the switch.
i wish people would see the difference between vaping and smoking!

Posted by Michael Child Hodder on 04/14/2017 at 9:26 PM

Re: “Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

What about all the flavored liquors? Ban them too? Adults like sweet flavorings just as much as kids. I haven't smoked a cigarette since 2009 thanks to vaping.

Posted by Robert Lew on 04/14/2017 at 7:25 PM

Re: “Sen. Nancy Skinner Asks Contra Costa Supervisors to Cancel $95 Million Jail Expansion

Thank you Senator Skinner for this bold move. Why don't they use that money to fix the failing bridges and infrastructure?

Posted by Anita Wills on 04/14/2017 at 6:38 PM

Re: “Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

No loss, except for the greedy tobacco profiteers.
480,000 dead in the US every year from addiction and death (Source: CDC)

Canada has ended the sale of all menthol and flavored tobacco.
http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/government-of-canada-finalizes-ban-on-menthol-in-most-tobacco-products-618368803.html

Oakland ought to do the same.

Posted by Bob Gordon on 04/14/2017 at 6:35 PM

Re: “Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

Adults love flavors too. Did your taste buds die at 21? Vaping works better than all other cessation methods combined and flavors are a big part of that.
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/news/promote-e-cigarettes-widely-substitute-smoking-says-new-rcp-report

Posted by Ed West on 04/14/2017 at 6:11 PM

Re: “Report: Profound Racial Disparities in Mortgage Lending Seen in Oakland

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Re: “Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

why not enforce the laws already in place that forbid selling to minors? sheez

Posted by marty bauer on 04/14/2017 at 1:41 PM

Re: “Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

Honestly, those things are poison. But supporting a government that wants to step in and manage your day to day life is far more poisonous.

Posted by Ernest Montague on 04/14/2017 at 10:32 AM

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