With all the crime, death, drugs, bad students, prostitutes, child sex slaves, racism, poor leadership, terrible mayor, understaffed police dept, terrible public safety radio system, ghettos, violence, rapes, robberies, thefts, burglaries, parking violations lol, blight, garbage on the sidewalks, graffiti, gangs, did I say incompetent mayor?, disgusting city parks, terrible Oakland Raiders, ugly and outdated coliseum, freeway congestion, etc.......why are we making such a big deal about a dead tree???