Oakland officials, from the mayor on down, are responsible for the Ghost Ship fire

To the editor: Cities are responsible for the safety of their residents. Enforcing rules on smoke detectors, sprinklers and enclosed stairwells are examples of that. Allowing people to live in unsafe conditions, ignoring the dangers of illegal conversions …
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Life-threatening fire is only the newest crisis to test Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s management

Libby Schaaf knows how to make becoming gran of just one of California’s most difficult towns appear to be enjoyable. As soon as the Golden State Warriors won the NBA tournament a year ago, Oakland’s top elected official rode in victory parade with hometown music …
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