ALAMEDA (CBS SF) – Things got heated at a meeting of the Alameda City Council Wednesday night, as police tackled a member of the Alameda Renters’ Coalition and put at least two people in handcuffs.
According to KCBS Radio reporter Chris Filippi, it started after coalition members tried to storm the crowded council chambers to talk about the city’s housing crisis.READ MORE: UPDATE: Investigation Underway Into Apparent Shooting On I-580 In Oakland
Filippi snapped this picture after the confrontation.READ MORE: San Francisco Bans City-Funded Travel To States Over Voting Restrictions
The coalition was upset that landlords got there early and took up all the seats in chambers.
Members of the coalition support a measure to temporarily stop evictions and rent increases.MORE NEWS: COVID: Santa Clara County Health Officials Prepare To Vaccinate Kids 5-11 As Authorization Looms
As of early Thursday morning, the meeting is ongoing.