Letters of The Week: People are Rallying Support for Zion I – California News

Letters of The Week: People are Rallying Support for Zion I – California News

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“Zion I Robbed at Gunpoint in West Oakland During Video Shoot, $89,000 Camera Stolen” by Nick Miller, News, July 27:
This Sucks!
Baba Zumbi got gentrified out of Oakland last year and now this?! Sucks to see this happen to such great folks.

Liam O’Donoghue‏ via Twitter

Zion I, Oakland to the Core!
This makes me immensely sad. Zion I are Oakland to the core. I never share fund links but I’m pushing this one.

Zack Ruskin via Twitter

“Ethics Commission: Oakland Councilmember McElhaney Violated Conflict-of-Interest Rules, Accepted Illegal Gifts” by Darwin BondGraham, News, July 25:
Any Ethical Politicians?
Are there no “clean hands” in Oakland politics these days? Were there ever?! A side note: Love the yellow paint on her house.

Christine Arnott via Facebook

Corruption Goes Uninvestigated (Unless Express Reports It)
It doesn’t sound like any of this was done in secret. Don’t you love how the ethics commission did not investigate until the Express reported on this corruption? Kind of like how most of Oakland’s corruption goes uninvestigated .

Jan Van Dusen

She Violated Ethics Laws
Let me guess: They “ruled” she violated ethics laws, but she will somehow be found innocent. Considering how corrupt Oakland city government is, they’ll probably give her an award.

Vincent Blaafard

“East Bay Paratransit Bus System Leaves Drivers Broke and Riders Often Stranded” by Darwin…

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