Yearly Archives: 2012

Letter to the Editor from John Baiata 3

On December 13th, 2012 I shipped 6 wrapped Christmas gifts from the Oakland post office to my sister in Las Vegas. They were shipped parcel post, using a single USPS box I purchased there. A postal employee taped the box up in front of me. I wrote “Do Not Open […]

A New Year’s Revolution

New Year’s Eve will soon be here, and with it a few hours of revelry, a split second of transition, and then a new year will begin. Like a car driven off the sales lot, a new year can lose it’s value relatively fast. Perhaps the magic lasts for only […]

Howard Rubenstein’s Letter to the Editor

Prior to voting on the new Oakland Public Events Committee Ordinance Councilwoman Coira asked if it were possible to start a second trust fund which would be dedicated solely to the wishes of the committee members rather than having them adhere to the strict limitations of the present PEC Trust […]