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Tragedy in Oakland highlights effects of gentrification

Advertisements On Friday, Dec. 2, despite the tireless efforts of firefighters, the Oakland warehouse-turned artist space known as “Ghost Ship,” became a gravesite for 36 people. Firefighters described the warehouse as “a maze-like labyrinth which was cluttered with discarded objects, including wooden pallets as stairs and haphazard structures of highly flammable materials.” Former tenants also […]