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Last Days at Downtown Oakland's Hotel Travelers?

Residents of the SRO fear the new owner wants to squeeze them out and replace them with techies and hipster tourists.



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"He thinks he can come in here and put a beer garden on the roof and move in Uber employees," Howe said. "But this is Oakland. That stuff's not gonna fly here."

Correction: the original version of this story incorrectly identified Danny Haber’s attorney as Edward Swanson. Haber’s attorney is Edward Singer. Also, Orlando Chavez lives on the second floor, not the third floor of the hotel.

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