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I understand that Phil Tagami had expressed interest in eventually running for Mayor. At this rate, he'd be hard-put to match Trump's 4.6% of the vote.
Oakland thanks you for the LOVE Phil.
The city agreed countless times to allow construction of a Bulk Terminal capable of shipping hundreds of commodities including Coal. It's not a "Coal Terminal"! Coal is just one of the many commodities it would handle. The city decided to flip flop as soon as it became politically unpopular but not before they left all us Oaklanders on the hook for this lawsuit which is well founded.
There's already UNCOVERED COAL shipments going through Oakland daily. Check out the rail cars next to the 880 next time you're passing Jack London headed towards the airport. The "coal ban" does nothing to stop any of that, it's simply a political gimmic veiled as environmental heroism.
I just saw an interview on "Vice News" where a previous resident described lice "Jumping off of" these innocent children's heads. That and their living conditions were enough for me. I'm all for reunified families, but these kids need to be safe and Meth-head hoarder daddy who is about to go up on 36 counts of negligent homicide or involuntary manslaughter plus a slew of other lesser counts, along with mommy who left a 30-day rehab program early once she got her kids back don't sound like good parents. And calling warehouse residents his "children" (in another article) is creepy when you think about how he treated his own. It reminds me of a Jim Jones character who preyed on the vulnerable trans, artistic and alternative lifestyle seekers. And it is true that if you're willing to live in that hole but not willing to share a safer 1BR apartment in Oakland with a couple of those people in order to make it affordable, you don't get any sympathy from me. And I'm a supporter of the arts community. This was a horrific event nationwide, worst in over decade (in all 50 states) and SOMEONE IS DIRECTLY TO BLAME .and that person is this narcissistic borderline meth addict, the psychotic Derek Ion. Throw the book at him.
Tagami, you bloodthirsty pig, isn't it time you went scouting for some other community to rape & pillage? Have we not suffered enough of your insatiable greed?
Coexcist is a racist word if you did nt coexcist with METHER DERICK HE ROBBED YOU AND BEAT YOU
Hang this punk DERICK tonight for crimes against humanity THE METH DOPE SHIP...DERICK SAID WE CAN RIP HIS SKIN OFF NO THANKS DERICK METH FILLED SKIN
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I live on the East Coast in SC, I loved Green Day in my teens. I feel like there is an amazing culture of artists that I know nothing about. I am not artistically inclined, but I enjoy the products of those that are. I am the mother of a 20 year old son and a 17 year old daughter. I do not condone drugs, or rule breaking... but I have to say Wow! I wish there were a place for these guys to go.
I have been following this with a heavy heart since seeing the headline a few days ago. Perhaps, Oakland can come together, in order to preserve such a unique culture of individuals. I can't say that I understand how these guys live, but a small part of me wishes that I could!
These individuals seem like a family of their own. How wonderful to be accepted just because you are human, so sad that this resorted in catastrophe. Now as the "grown up" side of me comes back.... I think what was an older man at 47 thinking??? I know that the blame is not at just his feet and likely more complex than I can understand just by reading about this. But seriously... once you begin having your own children to support there does come a time when your life is more about watching your own children grow instead of forever throwing caution to the wind???
I wish peace to all that has been affected. Know that there are so many of us that truly appreciate talented people. I also believe that artistically inclined individuals need places for gatherings with other like minded people. I think that is the real question here... what is going to be done to help this community of young talented people? Forget drugs, raves, and everything else that I really can't speak about from here in small town America.. but I love the idea that there is a broader picture and I want my life to be enriched by the talents of others. I am a Medical Assistant in school for nursing, I can help others but if I had to sing or entertain the world would not be a better place. Good luck, Oakland! And all that you stand for
I am going to keep bringing this issue up...were Derick and his wife getting food stamps while claiming to be broke....while growig pot and flying to Bali on vacations? Collecting rent....partying....putting nothing into fixes but sleeping on gigantic hand-carved beds from Bali?
I bet Derick gets SSI for his obvious bipolar hoarder condition....claims he can't work and then he is the little rent collecting diety if this "scene." If there is welfare fraud in addition to manslaughter...let it all cime to light, the sloth and hedonism all funded by taxpayers.
How were the kids stayig at a hotel before the fire? I bet Child Protective Services or Section 8 was paying for the hotel.
If the comments by "dream" above here get removed, let the record note...he is advertising cannibis products for sale on a thread about people who were probably high and died in a fire...and now the city does't want anybody looking at the records.
Did anybody else see LITS AND LOTS OF NERVOUS BLINKING by the police chief before she took the mike at the very first news coference about this matter?
What does she know the police knew?
There needs to be a bum Enforcement agency all to itself to clean the scum off the streets and more evictions and repairs to dilapidated shithole properties and individuals in order to make way for more vibrant and productive citizens to move in to this champion city. We can Give the grime there own little part of town and move the st Vincent down there next to it, and the recycling yard as well, give them a place to be so!what sane and clean up there own shit. Agencies like police fire department housing parks and rec sanitation and others need to start to collaborate and make solutions for the taxpayers. We aren't paying them To go through to motions. Developers and likes in the public sector can start to meet with officials and form there own public agencies to make Oakland great again. Meanwhile artist who can't afford to live here can always look elsewhere. You have no right to claim residence somewhere because that's where your most comfortable. Get lost!
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Meanwhile, the managers--Derick Ion Almena and his wife--were at a hotel that night. Almost like they KNEW it wasn't safe or, more likely, there was some kind of child protective services order in place saying don't have your kids there during a party?
Somebody needs to start leaking stuff to Wikileaks.
You just have to wonder what kind of emails might have gone back and forth...like, oh, there's this situation we heard about from Child Protective Services, and they're saying it's a fire hazard...OK, well, we haven't heard about it "officially" and you know how hard it is for artists to find SAFE SPACES to do their art...can we try to WORK WITH THEM? Another email, saying they've refused to let the building inspector inside, a reply...well, we can't really trample on their rights or invade their SAFE SPACE, let's send them a letter and ask to be allowed inside in a month, and maybe they'll do some fixes in the meantime...yeah, you really need to wonder what's in those "public" records that implicates all kinds of people and how high up those people are.
Nope. They're NOT wrong. It is really just a matter of finding all the rat holes and telling the rats they can't live like rats anymore.
Did these city workers have the power to do their jobs? Or was there an unofficial "look the other way" policy and any city official who tried to do his job was going to run into the political correctness police who didn't want a crackdown on artists? It sounds like if an inspector isn't allowed inside, the inspector just goes away. Clearly, somebody is holding the leash on that inspector at a much higher level.
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