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Fight the power!

Piedmont Gardens, a retirement community in Oakland, just canned 38 employees because of a dispute with the home's administration. And the residents do not like it! Some are "dismayed by a management decision that's at odds with their own politics, while others are simply upset to be receiving care from unfamiliar and inexperienced workers." Regardless, the seniors who live at Piedmont Gardens are writing letters to the retirement community's Executive Director, and some have even gone as far as to protest in both Oakland in Pleasanton, where the Gardens' parent company is headquartered. Click through to read the full story. [East Bay Express]