What a terrible article and what a terrible viewpoint about the world.
“I am hurting people”. Because you got a great deal on your vacation?!? Well great vacation deals help all tourists! About the people who live in Oakland and have expensive housing... How about allow Builders to build more housing that is the way to get down the price of housing! Zoning laws and regulation are a huge reason why housing is so expensive in the Bay Area. How about focus on that instead of feeling bad about yourself saving money on a hotel room!