Alison Mundy 
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Re: “Oakland's Cafe Umami Makes Trendy Food with Asian Touches

Agree with every positive statement in this review. Let's keep Cafe Umami open!

Posted by Alison Mundy on 01/25/2018 at 1:15 PM

Re: “Time To #DeleteUber In Oakland

How could anyone possibly oppose one of the largest injections of revenue and jobs our city has seen in decades? There are many more constructive ways to address concerns such as this besides running Uber out of town...beginning with engaging in a dialog with company leadership (which, by every indication, they are more than willing to do!)

Posted by Alison Mundy on 02/01/2017 at 2:02 PM

Re: “Hawker Fare Aims to Go Out With a Bang

Agree with the first three commenters...and also a white boomer "gentrifier." I chose Oakland because I love it. Mostly its diversity and food scene. I don't want another San Francisco, as cool as it is to have the city across the bay accessible.

Posted by Alison Mundy on 02/01/2017 at 1:32 PM

Re: “As People of Color Disappear from Oakland, So Do My Memories

Look at all the great conversation that's happening on this thread! This is what needs to continue...communication among all of us, neighbors and friends, about how to maintain the gifts this city offers, and hopefully lift up the areas that are stuggling. I moved to Oakland in 2013 and would probably be considered a "gentrifier," by current standards. But I chose Oakland because of its diversity, primarily. I don't wanna live where everyone looks the same. I want to be culturally stimulated in my daily life, which I am in my beloved Oakown - where I live and work. I was fortunate enough to buy a home here and I try to spend my dollars locally, wherever and whenever possible. But I don't want Oakland to become the next San Francisco. And without these conversations, I worry that it will.

Posted by Alison Mundy on 01/04/2017 at 2:10 PM

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