Oak Cliff news round-up: street cars, immigration, boxing, altruism, signs, lightposts

County commissioners are proposing a street car route that would create more Oak Cliff stops, and they’re even willing to put up $10 million to make it happen.

Oak Cliff neighbor Ralph Isenberg, who became a champion of immigration causes after his wife was deported to China five years ago, has thrown himself behind the case of a Bangladeshi national, a teenager who spent most of his life in Frisco.

Oak Cliff boxer Roberto Marroquin is 15-0 after he defeated Jesus Quintero in Las Vegas Sunday.

Two of Oak Cliff’s heavy hitters in the real estate business — Mark Miranda and Craig Schenkel — have donated almost $15,000 to Adamson and Sunset high schools.

Have you heard about the Granny Geek’s Oak Cliff sign posse? They uproot illegal signs, and they encourage you to do the same.

Speaking of making Oak Cliff more beautiful, the antique light fixtures on Jefferson Blvd. look terrific. Neighbors got up early one Saturday recently to scrape and repaint them.


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