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Bad News Sports Fans: Oakland City Council Raises Ticket Prices

Article By on 1st July, 2009

... its way into the sports arena—the Oakland Coliseum and Oracle Arena to be exact.

Whether you're a music fan or a sports fan you're about to take a hit on those ticket prices.

Last night, the Oakland City Council announced it will do it's darndest to decrease the $83 million general fund budget deficit. That means cutting police salaries, and increasing ticket prices.

Yeah... crazy.

OPD took a huge hit when the council voted to cut $13.4 million out of the Police Department's personnel budget. OPD has recently been trying to up its homicide force to soothe gang relations and public safety. Looks like the union better step up its game.

Speaking of games, and the point of this article, City Council also voted to...

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