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Thu July 4, 2013
Strike In Oakland Causes Parking Meter Confusion
Originally published on Thu July 4, 2013 8:48 am
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm David Greene. You ever sense a smile on the face of people who write your parking tickets, as if they enjoy calling you out for letting your meter expire? When Oakland, California cities employees went on a one day strike, residence thought that meant no parking enforcement. But one parking officer decided to cross the picket line and write tickets. He said he was happy with his pay and didn't want to go on strike. Employee of the Month, no, the city said all of the tickets he wrote would be voided.
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