In an effort to reduce a $31 million deficit, a whopping 80 officers from the Oakland Police Department will lose their jobs today. "Hopes appear to be fading but they are not gone yet," says KGO. But, well, unless a unicorn-like miracle happens within the hour, the OPD will see a drastic cut this evening, even though public safety is an always-growing concern for the East Bay city. [KGO]