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Were the warnings in Oakland ignored?

Were the warnings in Oakland ignored?

Good morning. It’s Tuesday, Dec. 6, and here’s what’s going on across California:


Warnings ignored?

There is growing scrutiny over how Oakland city officials handled two years of complaints about safety and health issues at the warehouse that burned down Friday night. Neighbors, former tenants and community activists said they repeatedly told city fire officials, police, code inspectors and others about serious problems at the filthy, dilapidated warehouse. But at the time of the fire, city officials said an investigation of the building was still ongoing.