KALW covers Public Safety Committee turnout

“Activists urge Oakland City Council to deauthorize gang injunctions”

“The battle over Oakland proposed injunction against the Norteno gang in the Fruitvale neighborhood is now being waged both in the courtroom of Alameda County Judge Robert Freedman and in the chambers of the Oakland City Council.

“More than sixty people opposed to the Norteno injunction turned up to last night’s meeting of the Council’s Public Safety Committee to ask that the city de-authorize City Attorney John Russo’s gang injunction strategy: dozens of injunction opponents also turned out to the December 15th session of the Public Safety Committee. Tuesday’s hearing had to be moved to the main council chambers in order to accommodate the crowd.”

Read more at: http://informant.kalwnews.org/2011/01/activists-urge-oakland-city-council-to-deauthorize-gang-injuctions/