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Eyewitness to Oakland Police Shooting; Debate over short-term rentals

daveydOakland Police shoot and kill Demouria Hogg, who was asleep in his car, with a gun nearby–the city’s first police killing in two years. We’ll get an eyewitness account, and talk to civil rights attorney John Burris.
Plus: both Berkeley and San Francisco take up measures to regulate short-term rental services like AirBNB. Critics say those services drive up the price of housing by turning rentable apartments into tourist hotels. . . and they say that so far the regulations haven’t gone far enough.

Guests:

  • Davey D., host of Hard Knock Radio, witness to the shootingjohn burris
  • John Burris, civil rights attorney involved in a now 12-year-old Negotiated Settlement Agreement meant to reform the Oakland Police Department’s practices
  • David Campos, attorney and member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors representing San Francisco’s District 9 since 2008
  • Frances Dinkelspiel, co-founder of the local news site Berkeleyside

 

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