Oakland, awash with COVID-19, struggles to keep people away from popular Lake Merritt

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After authorities discouraged crowds over the weekend, Oakland’s Lake Merritt returned to normal Monday morning, with a small number of people enjoying the pathways and sunny blue skies. (Maura Dolan / Los Angeles Times) By Maura DolanStaff Writer  July 27, 2020 6:10 PM OAKLAND —  As coronavirus cases topped 10,000 in Alameda County last week, Oakland officials started telling residents to avoid …

admin@rootsclinic.orgOakland, awash with COVID-19, struggles to keep people away from popular Lake Merritt

Significant Strides Fundraiser Gallery

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Thank you to everyone who attended Roots’ very first fundraiser, Significant Strides on March 15th! With your help, we raised nearly $10,000 to support new and innovative programs to uplift the East Oakland community. The evening began with drinks and appetizers while attendees mingled and listened to live jazz. After dinner, Roots Navigators and Program Coordinators shared deeply personal and …

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California Today: Rain Brings Health Hazards to the Homeless

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The first drenching rains of the season, an atmospheric river that came ashore this week, flooded roadways and snarled traffic in the San Francisco Bay Area on Thursday. For one group of residents, the region’s homeless, the rains were more than just an inconvenience. Damp and cold conditions bring influenza and infections to the crowded tent encampments that have swelled …

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