Hells Angel MC Oakland chapter founder and President Sonny Barger

The driver of the van, 31-year-old Eddie Hall, has no previous criminal record and no previous traffic citations on his record. The victim, identified only as George of the California Nomads, was on his way to a get-together with several other Angels at the Hells Angels Oakland chapter headquarters. He was pronounced dead at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley Saturday evening. Hall has been charged with felony hit and run, and there is no evidence to suggest that he was connected to the Angels in any way, or that there was any motive beyond road rage, which was suggested by a Hells Angels representative. The East Bay paratransit company for which Hall worked says he was a model employee.

Hells Angel MC Oakland chapter founder and President Sonny Barger.

other Angels at the Hells Angels Oakland chapter headquarters

Sonny Barger was president of the Hells Angels Oakland chapter

If you are so inclined, Hunter S. Thompson's seminal biker book "HellsAngels " is fascinating reading. It is centered on Barger and theHellsAngels Oakland CA chapter and contendsthatthe Angels bad reputation is largely a product of a zealous Californiaattorneygeneral whose misinformation became scripture in a further misguidedand sensationalist East Coast press deluge that forever changed theAngelspublic image , even among themselves. The motorcycle club has largelyspentfour decades trying to live down to that reputation.

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When Cutler asked how they would like to be paid, Williamreplied, "we like beer." Inthe documentary Gimme Shelter Hells Angels Oakland chapterhead states that the Hells Angels were not interested inpolicing the event, and that organizers had told him that he andhis fellow Angels would be required to do little more than sit onthe edge of the stage and drink beer. Other accounts also statethat the initial arrangement was for the Hells Angels to watch overthe equipment, but that Cutler later moved them, and their beer,near the stage to placate them or to protect the stage.

When I was a paramedic we used to get call from at the Hells Angels Oakland chapter about once every 6 months
Sonny Barger, born as Ralph Hubert Barger, is one of the founding members of the Hells Angels Oakland chapter

'Cisco", President of the Oakland Hells Angels - LEXI LUTTER

was on his way to a get-together with several other Angels at the Hells Angels Oakland chapter headquarters.

This is Cisco, the president of the Oakland Hells Angels

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