It started as a bake sale, but it grew into something much larger.
In a few short days, fifth-grade students and their parents have raised $30,000 — far more than they expected — for the family of Christopher Rodriguez.
Chris was shot last Thursday during a piano lesson in North Oakland. He’s only 10, and he probably won’t walk, skateboard or play basketball again.
Here is a new Web site which will include updates on his condition. He’s still in intensive care at Children’s Hospital-Oakland, but he is expected to move to the rehabilitation department soon.
The Crocker Highlands fund drive is still going. I hear that a penny drive is next.