>>TUESDAY CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS:Alameda, 7pm; Berkeley 7pm; Fremont 7pm; Hayward 7pm; Oakland 5:30pm; San Leandro 7pm.
>>WEDNESDAY:Rep Ro Khanna town hall, Ohlone College, 7:30pm.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Salinas, Valle, Concerned Latinos Force A's To Bring Down Insensitive Billboard
ALAMEDA COUNTY | On June 21, the day that Yoenis Céspedes, the Oakland Athletics' top Latino slugger, blasted a game-winning, walk-off home run that completed a sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the A's' front office was headed toward controversy. A group of East Bay Latinos, lead by Hayward Councilman Mark Salinas, had raised objections over a billboard promoting last Sunday's "Turn Back the Clock Day," saying that it was racially insensitive...