Opinion: Should the Merserle Trial be Moved out of Oakland? Yes!

Ryan A. Simon posted to Laney Tower website 1/18/10 @ 7:03 PM PST This event, and this issue, is a charged one to say the least, on that I think we can all agree. I find serious flaws in both Laney College teacher Chris Weidenbach’s piece, as well as its commentators. They both reflect deep … Continue reading

A view on Peralta’s Budget

I write in response to the news article titled “Peralta budget faces stark reality check” in the Dec. 10 edition of the Tower. I suggest the Peralta Board of Trustees reserve money to give Ingar Stark a bonus. Hats off to Ms. Stark for holding public officials accountable for their failure to prepare an adequate … Continue reading