TOPIC: Gangs

Oakland’s worst housing complex taken over by a notorious gang

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10.01.14 - The apartment complex at 8701 Hillside St. in Oakland is owned by two East Bay men awaiting sentencing in federal court for bid-rigging and mail fraud. The buildings have descended into chaos, without security or management. People openly carry weapons on the property, deal drugs, and the complex is frequented by gangs. The city filed a lawsuit earlier this week to fix the problems or shut it down. Read…