fatal fire

19 Oct 2021

Looking Back at What Went Wrong 30 Years After the Tragic Tunnel Fire

Thirty years ago today was pretty unremarkable in the East Bay. It was a breezy Saturday, hot by Oakland’s standards at about 83 degrees. By all accounts, it was a beautiful day to be out. We didn’t know then that there was a monster lying in wait.  There had been

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09 Mar 2021

Derick Almena Escapes Prison Time in Ghost Ship Trial Sentencing

Editor’s Note: This article originally forgot to includeDerick Almena’s time already served in jail counts towards his sentencing as well. Monday marked the end of a long road in the case of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire where 36 people died on the night of Dec. 2, 2016. Defendant Derick Almena,

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