TOPIC: Seniors

Affordable Housing Out Of Reach For Many Low-Income Oakland Seniors

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03.25.15 - Gilbert Gibson, 67 — Bay Area born and bred — is, like so many other seniors, fighting to stay in the apartment where he has lived for 12 years. A graduate of Berkeley High, Mr. G , as he likes to be called, joined the Black Panther Party in 1967 and served breakfast to children. After a varied career, he became a machine operator at Berkeley’s Pyramid Brewery until a knee injury forced him to retire from his job. Read…