Leaders in Oakland, California missed a deadline to apply for funds to fight retail thefts amid a crime wave in the city
Adams and other local leaders, including Carl Chan, a Chinatown community leader, gathered to demand Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao declare a public safety state of emergency, Fox San Francisco reported. Louis Casiano is a reporter for Fox News Digital. Story tips can be sent to email@example.com.
"It's sad to see that many businesses are suffering along with people, whether you're driving down on a street, carjacking, home invasion," Chan said. "It's not fair. They feel unsafe. Many of the employees working in all businesses, they feel that they are very, very unsafe."