Once again, Oakland essentially let a slumlord coast for the better part of a decade, letting him provide affordable housing in exchange for health and safety violations. Not even six months after the deadly Dec. 2 Ghost Ship fire, tragedy has struck again
Dear Mayor Schaaf, It’s been less than a week since the tragic Ghost Ship fire killed an estimated 40 people. As Wear Your Voice writer Antwon Herron previously highlighted, this tragedy should not be about blaming people who decided to party
Chalk it up as another day in the life of capitalism. Critics argue that there is plenty of blame to go around for he Ghost Ship fire in Oakland, California, that has, so far, claimed the lives of at least 36 people.
This artist collective is not to blame for the fire. Oakland's housing crisis is. Update: According to a recent report in the Los Angeles Times, the death toll of this awful tragedy has now reached 36. Everyone has been anxiously searching for