RollingStone.comOakland, California Mayor Libby Schaaf pledged $1.7 million to create and sustain “affordable, safe spaces” for local artists and arts organizations following the warehouse fire that killed at least 36 people last Friday. The Ghost Ship art collective …Oakland Mayor Announces $1.7 Million for Affordable Arts Spaces in Wake of Warehouse FireSPINBuilding inspectors had not […]

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Governor’s friend sues to lift coal-shipping ban in OaklandSFGateAs mayor of Oakland, Brown appointed Tagami to the Oakland Port Commission in 2000, and as governor he has named Tagami to the California Lottery Commission and the state medical board. Brown has also been a leader in California’s efforts to combat … …read more From:: Oakland […]

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fox6now.comOakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse where 36 people died in a fire last week had not been inspected in 30 years, according to officials in the California city. “It is not acceptable,” Oakland City Councilman Noel Gallo told CNN on Thursday, blaming …Search completed at Oakland warehouse in fire that killed 36ReutersOakland fire: Warehouse not inspected […]

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Thomas D. EliasCommunity VoiceGavin Newsom, outgoing Attorney General and new U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris and Brown himself, a former Oakland mayor. Becerra, 58, instantly becomes California’s top-ranking Latino politico. He’s not saying, but he could run for election to his new office … and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News

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Fox NewsThe fire has cast a spotlight on similar artists’ colonies around the San Francisco Bay Area that offer cheap housing in one of the country’s priciest rental markets but have raised safety concerns among neighbors and city officials. Oakland Mayor … and more …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News

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Los Angeles TimesAccording to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, the city followed up by sending a request to the warehouse owner to gain entry. Planning and building … outside the building be cleaned up. Schaaf said the city eventually would release records of all …Oakland Warehouse Fire: Victims Had No Warning Before Killer SmokeNBCNews.comOakland fire: Mayor […]

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Washington PostThe fire has cast a spotlight on similar artists’ colonies around the San Francisco Bay Area that offer cheap housing in one of the country’s priciest rental markets but have raised safety concerns among neighbors and city officials. On Wednesday, an …Oakland fire death toll hits 33: DA’s team looking into disasterSFGateDeadly Oakland Warehouse […]

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Following Oakland Warehouse Fire, Portland Takes Preventative StepOPB NewsPortland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman said there are similarities between Portland and Oakland when it comes to the underlying issues of housing affordability and a lack of creative spaces. Saltzman, who leads Portland’s Fire Bureau, is asking people … and more …read more From:: Oakland City Council […]

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ReutersA firefighter watches from the roof at the scene of the fatal warehouse fire in Oakland, California. REUTERS/Stephen Lam. By Curtis Skinner … Oakland police spokeswoman Johnna Watson told local television station KRON at a news conference that …Ohio native killed in Oakland warehouse fireWDTNOakland mayor accused of ‘victim blaming’ at vigil to victims of […]

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