"Corner Liquor Revisited"
Below is my story about liquor stores in Oakland. The connection between crime and liquor stores in West Oakland, in particular, has always been a question for many people and also experts here. It was the first time I worked on this topic and personally found it very interesting. (Read the rest of the story here.)
"WEST OAKLAND has more liquor stores than grocery stores, restaurants and other eating establishments. There are 53 to be exact, 28 more than licensing authorities believe there should be. For years, they have complained about a loophole in the licensing law that seems to keep liquor stores in neighborhoods that don’t want them. " (Continue...)