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April 23rd, 2014

OP-ED: Getting Smart About Public Safety

By Rebecca Kaplan East Bay Express Because Oakland suffers from a severe shortage of police officers, it’s as important as ever that scarce law enforcement resources are focused on fighting crime. From legal settlements to the loss of public confidence, some of our city’s recent experiences with so-called “crowd control” have cost us dearly. And […]

April 21st, 2014

Raising California’s minimum wage

April 17, 2014   Honorable Kevin De Leon, Chair Senate Committee on Appropriations State Capitol, Room 5108 Sacramento, CA  95814 Dear Senator De Leon: I am writing to express my support for Senate Bill 935. SB 935 would raise the minimum wage in California to $11 per hour beginning in January 2015, $12 per hour […]


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