Local commentator J. Douglas Allen-Taylor has written this thoughtful and entertaining analysis of what the political and legal battle between Elaine Brown and Desley Brooks really means for black folks and the people of Oakland. This piece is the conclusion of a six-part series which is also available on his website.
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Many progressive initiatives are circulating petitions seeking support for getting onto the 2018 November ballot. Three initiatives in particular are being recommended by the club. Look for petition gatherers for the following initiatives:
- California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act of 2018 – to reform the commercial property side of Prop 13 so that commercial properties are assessed on a regular basis.
- Repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act
- Voting Restoration and Democracy Act