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Re: “Neighbors Along One Fruitvale Street Are Organizing to Stop a Controversial Eviction

I live in the neighborhood and want to get involved. Any tips?

Posted by Tate Jawdat on 05/09/2017 at 5:33 PM

Re: “Oakland's Daol Tofu Offers Variety And Comfort By Way Of Korea

The seafood tofu stew was better at Casserole House, and is also superior at Bowl'd BBQ. We judged Daol's to be equal but not better than Gangnam Tofu. Daol's seafood pancake is too fluffy and bland; it actually is better held overnight for the flavors to blend.

Posted by Jean Komatsu 1 on 05/09/2017 at 9:52 AM

Re: “Dan Savage: Dan Responds To Reader Questions From An Appearance in PDX

I believe anybody that owns 100% of your heart is worth fighting for. Yes, I am boasting because I never adhered to some negative advice from my parents when I was about getting married. There was a war between our two family then because my husband was his mother puppy, his family members used him a lot that he cant make any decision without consulting them. What surprised me most was the moment a 36-year-old man seeks his parent and some family members consent before dating anyone, the worst happened when he was instructed to bring me along to their country home in N. Rampart, New Orleans, it was risky to accept such invitation.
The war between our families started when he finally proposed (that was about 4 years ago), his family gave some conditions if he must wife me (we have to live with them), I was in shock when my husband accepted and was happy with their conditions (so crazy). My family wagged and demanded I should breakup with him immediately.
I decided to give him the last shot as a man whom has already taken over 100% of my heart, I took a risk to go spiritual with them by consulting Dr. Wakina via dr.wakinalovetemple@gmail.com, I dont know how but the spiritual father already knew I was going to consult him. He first of all told me danger I was into and how my husband has been enslaved since birth, how they keep brain washing him to do their wills.
Like the quote that says a person sees clearly only with the heart, I realized that nobody saw what I sees in my husband and thats why I used the help of Dr. Wakina to put him out of his misery. His eyes where opened by Dr. Wakina for the first time, his family fell in love with me and granted every of our request, our families have known peace since after the love spell. It is over 2 years after the love spell and my husband has continued to improve every day without interference from his family. I have waited too long to share this amazing piece. Thanks for your time and also to Dr. Wakina. I knew him through ready some amazing testimonies on blogs.

Posted by Hannah Cecil on 05/09/2017 at 7:40 AM

Re: “Navi Kitchen, From The Owners Of Juhu Beach Club, Opens In Emeryville

Enjoy the 3oz $10 daal soup

Posted by Maria A on 05/08/2017 at 11:18 PM

Re: “Will Public Cannabis Smoking Clubs Arrive In California?

Anyone want to open a cannabis night club in Weed, California ? "High on the Slopes of Mt Shasta" ! The historic tavern in town is VACANT ! Beautiful bar, huge kitchen, dining area, stage, dance floor... Would make a great ALCOHOL-FREE club..... Right off I-5 on Main Street. The Weed Bakery is also vacant and available.... would be a great place to MAKE EDIBLES ! Invest in WEED.... Weed, California ! http://www.VisitWeed.com

Posted by Jimmy Limo on 05/08/2017 at 4:27 PM

Re: “Make the Resistance Delicious!

I've taken Laurie's class and she's terrific! Glad to see it's supporting a good cause. Jody L

Posted by Jody Lerner on 05/08/2017 at 4:20 PM

Re: “Town Business: Marijuana Is the Most Common Bust Oakland Cops Make When They Search Someone

Interesting information but difficult to fully understand its meaning.

It does seem to go along with essential police department dysfunction also reflected in poor department morale, ongoing ethical challenges, very expensive officer turnover (still half a dozen cops quit every month?) and failure to deal adequately with serious crime.

Thus also it goes along with a public safety policy vacuum (responsiblity of the Council to shape and formalize policy and responsibility of Mayor and Administrator to propose and implement policy).

Public safety and policing in Oakland are difficult challenges to say the least. If the Council and the Mayor were simply to admit this and to affirm publicly they have no idea how to proceed, that could at least begin a productive conversation.

Unfortunately mum's the word in Oakland.

Posted by Hobart Johnson on 05/08/2017 at 9:29 AM

Re: “Badge of Dishonor: Top Oakland Police Department Officials Looked Away as East Bay Cops Sexually Exploited and Trafficked a Teenager

most police depts are corrupt not just Oakland and there are a number of cops who have turned in to pimps! take Atlanta GA. the cops there are so wicked they even arrest parents who try to take their kids back from the pimps! and Atlanta GA. is now a pedophiles paradise,if you want a young 10 11 or 12 year old girl Atlanta GA. is the place so it has been reported!

Posted by Michael nitsch on 05/08/2017 at 6:12 AM

Re: “Why So Many Bisexual Men are Still in the Closet

I agree with Matt S' comment above. Except for me I have tried coming out many times over the years. My Girlfriend of 25 years knows and sometimes is cool with it, sometimes not. I've told friends and family before and they were accepting about it at first but over time marginalized my experience by either saying I was gay or that I was looking for drama. There is so much drama in my life already and I don't see why someone would think I wanted to purposely add more to the pile. Also, I am closeted about my lifetime of experience with gender disphoria and it seems like I have gone through so much pain in my life already because of both issues that acting on either of these issues let alone both would be, one- confusing for my loved ones and associates and two- would mean even more constant pain and work for me. I've chosen to hide because of this. I don't know if I'll ever really be honest and open with myself and the world. I want to try. Lucky I live in the Bay Area and have an understanding partner. Bi men need more visibility and I hate that I might be perpetuating the problem.

Posted by Benjamin Michael Cicelske on 05/07/2017 at 5:03 PM

Re: “Loopholes in ADA Law Make "No Pets" Clauses Nearly Impossible to Enforce

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Posted by johnson loanfirm on 05/06/2017 at 5:53 PM

Re: “Supporter of Controversial Israeli Settlements Would Benefit from Exclusive Oakland Public Land Deal

The City should be making decisions on investments and property deals based on benefits returned to Oakland residents and to the City. There is no consensus among Oakland residents and taxpayers on BDS and Israel's settlement policies. I do not support the policies of the current Israeli administration including its settlement policies and I think David Horowitz, one of the recipients of Zimmerman's largesse, is despicable. Nevertheless, if evaluating every City decision based on the political views of the parties we may be on a very slippery slope.

Posted by Vivian Kahn on 05/06/2017 at 5:20 PM

Re: “Vote With Us! The East Bay Express' Endorsements for Election Day 2016

I GOT CURED OF HERPES AFTER USING DR OOSA HERBAL MEDICINE.

I caught genital herpes from my ex boyfriend who never had any symptoms. I have had it for 4 months now,and it has affected my life. I have told my husband who I trusted about it and I have never had a bad reaction, it has affected my new relationships with my husband. People think herpes is really a minor skin irritation herpes has a long term effects on health. The stigma attached to this virus by ignorant people is ridiculous. Most people have herpes in one form or another. I would like to advise people on how i get rid of my herpes.i was reading a comment on the internet,and i saw a testimony posted by a woman from island that she get rid of her herpes with the help of doctor oosa. so i was so happy when i saw that post,that his herbal medication is free.i quickly collect the herbal doctor email and i email him within 5 hr he respond to my email.i explain things to him he told me not to worry that i should fill his herbal form wish i did.he only request for little money that he will use to buy the items for the preparation of the herbal medicine,wish i send to him because the pain was too much for me to bear.after some days he told me that he has prepare the herbal medicine,that i should send him my address that he want to sent it to me via skyhills courier service that was how i got the herbal medication.and i use it as i was told.after few days i found out that my herpes was no more.when some of my friend who has herpes saw me they were surprise and i also introduce them to the man and they are also cure from the same herpes.if you have herpes,kindly contact doctor oosa via this email doctoroosaherbalhome@gmail.com . i know people might be wondering why posting such things online but i am gland and i want each and everyone living with herpes to know that there's herpes cure because i have suffer for so many years searching for this cure.

Posted by Flora Rufer on 05/06/2017 at 12:06 PM

Re: “Will Public Cannabis Smoking Clubs Arrive In California?

At 73 I'm limited in my social contacts with tokers because my age group has a low percentage of Cannabis users and just like parents with toddlers always under foot I sometimes have the need to associate with adults I have experiences in common with. I have a hard time picturing the American Legion(who has come out for medical Cannabis) dedicating a smoking lounge for a low percentage of Cannabis users but where there's a need it will somehow get filled. There's nothing like the camaraderie
that sometimes develops among strangers from passing a pipe or joint around. Unfortunately there's nothing like the idea of 'Norml'izing the use of the herb that makes the Ozzie and Harriet crowd see red.
So the next time you go to thank a Vet for our service how about helping to ensure the freedoms we fought for and let us socialize and also grow our own.

Posted by Jim Heffner on 05/06/2017 at 4:09 AM

Re: “Letters of the Week: Skepticism of a Public Bank in Oakland

Bill H., if you get the average $1200/ month SS insurance which you paid for, how can you pay $1000/month for rent and live? Oh, you say, rent a room in someone else's home?OK so $700-1000: no space to work, cook, have privacy, have any things (they are often looking for college students who come with a suitcase!, often you can't have visitors, age biases are there, too. And 3 floor walk-ups, not so great for seniors/ disabled... and usually no comfort companions. Up to $3000 move in charge. Rentals only open briefly during spring- mid summer, then gone to the captive students who will pay what is asked and then sleep 2-3 to a room. So, yes, then you are homeless... So WHO doesn't understand the problem, Bill? Housing First is the way to address the mental health and drug (self-medication) use issues, which are as often the RESULT of high stress, insufficient good food and other resources, minimal community support. Basically: lack of stability from which to re-create a life.

Posted by Dk Konietzko on 05/06/2017 at 12:42 AM

Re: “Will Public Cannabis Smoking Clubs Arrive In California?

Can't wait for a social club like this is opened. I'd love to meet some of the wonderful people I've met thru social media in real life.

Posted by Highdee on 05/05/2017 at 4:02 PM

Re: “Yaa Gyasi Returns to Berkeley a Year After Her Novel’s Release

just more linen when dirt is the plot.

Posted by Estella Davis on 05/05/2017 at 12:08 PM

Re: “Legion of Bloom Terrapen Vaporizer Hits Smooth And Looks Slick.

During that chat with your editor I suggest you ask for a bit more space so you can explain this device's approach yourself rather than relying on its not-quite-English website blurb. I haven't learned a thing about it except that it takes cartridges -- which, I assume but still don't know, are formulated from strains that have high concentrations of specific terpenes. How is this anything but a lazy product plug?

Posted by Jonathan King on 05/05/2017 at 11:39 AM

Re: “At Uptown's Xolo, a Menu Long on Good Intentions Falls Short on Execution

I think the hongos (mushroom) burrito is the best thing they have. Many a place I've eaten at in MX serve mushrooms. Not so much the taquerias in the US...Try it, you'll like it...

Posted by Bill Lyons on 05/05/2017 at 9:29 AM

Re: “Don't Be An Ass On Cinco De Mayo. Eat, Drink, And Resist With 'Dining For Justice.'

In the Grand Lake neighborhood, Grand Lake Kitchen will have a special cocktail list and will donate $2 for each one purchased. At Lin Jia Asian Kitchen, they'll donate $2 when you purchase any of their special menu items and the owner will also match that amount.

Posted by Ken Katz on 05/05/2017 at 8:21 AM

Re: “City of Oakland to Settle Wrongful Attempted-Murder Conviction for $300,000

Alameda County Court System is rigged to lock minorities up and keep their employees with job security. Im a victim too!!!

Posted by Wide Awoke on 05/05/2017 at 6:16 AM

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