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The City Of Oakland Announces More Plans For Pedestrian Safety

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Jenee Darden
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KALW
Family Laundry named their community room in honor of Alma Vasquez Garcia and her son Angel.

This past spring, Alma Vasquez Garcia and her son Angel were killed by a car while crossing the street in East Oakland. Family Laundry honored the victims in a ceremony where City of Oakland representatives made a big announcement.

"If the school that my white kids went to had these kinds of crashes, the city would spend more money and resources to build improvements." - Ryan Russo, Oakland's Director for the Department of Transportation

Click the play button above to listen to the conversation.