If approved by Gov. Newsom, Oakland, Los Angeles, and San Francisco could operate supervised facilities where addiction treatment and health resources are also available.
The city would get 60% of the $24 million lawsuit settlement under a deal headed for final approval this week.
Organizing within Oakland’s Arab and Yemeni communities sparked the initiative, which is now helping convenience store owners stock their shelves with healthy food options.
The city and county are tussling over who should get what portion of a lead paint lawsuit settlement, and how it should be used.
An East Bay home restaurant boom; local beer for your commute; the best torta ahogada; more Bites.