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About Oakland port official’s $4,537 strip club bill—on the public’s dime

Monday, October 15, 2012

At a time when free-spending ways at the Port of Oakland are under scrutiny, it’s especially inopportune that maritime director James Kwon is off attending a port conference in China. That’s because his $4,537 bill to entertain Texas port officials at a Houston strip club in 2008 has popped up in the press. His receipt says the money was spent at D. Houston Inc., which the Chronicle’s Matier & Ross say is the parent company of strip club Treasures.


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