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Uber is coming for Oakland’s soul, all right

September 29, 2015

By Caille Millner : sfchronicle – excerpt

Two years from now — heck, two days from now — when you’re scrolling through a pile of hot takes about how painful it is to watch Oakland get flattened under the steamroll of gentrification, remember what Oakland’s current mayor, Libby Schaaf, said in an interview with KTVU this week.

Truer words were seldom spoken. If they think they can get away from gentrification when they invite the money in, they are sadly mistaken. But thanks to Oakland and San Jose for taking some of the pressure off San Francisco. Watch your soul slip slowly away as you embrace the Apple, Samsung, Microsofts, Ubers and Lyfts… (more)

One Comment leave one →
  1. holeshothunter permalink
    September 29, 2015 5:56 am

    Oakland ain’t got a soul.

    *Holeshothunter* ​​


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