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Letter on repaving from Libby Schaaf - in case you missed it : Dear Oaklanders, As a born-and-raised Oaklander, I say this with a long-term perspective: Our roads have never been worse. It’s beyond potholes — it’s decades worth of neglect. Over the years, and through economic downturns, we’ve deferred road maintenance over and over again. Until now. We finally have the funds — thank you, Measure KK voters — and we finally have city crews and contractors lined up with a massive 3-year paving pl
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