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Press Release: Eviction of 83-Year Old Sacramento Tenant Sparks Statewide - by Dean Preston, Tenants Together
California’s statewide tenant rights organization has issued an urgent action alert calling on a landlord to stop the eviction of 83-year old Sacramento tenant Dorothy Morris, a tenant of the Sacramento Manor senior living community in Sacramento.
Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2014 2:39PM
Richmond City Manager Supported By RPA Allows Rampant Corruption In Housing Authority - by repost
The Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay supported by the Richmond Progressive Alliance has helped cover-up systemic corruption by the management of the Public Housing Authority.
Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 12:32PM
Google Lawyer Jack Halprin Runs From Tenants He's Evicting After They Block His Bus - by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
On December 16th, at 6:30 in the morning as it was still dark outside, tenants from 812 Guerrero and activists from Eviction Free San Francisco blocked the Google bus that Jack Halprin was going to ride, protesting his eviction of them. When he saw his bus blocked, he ran from the scene back to his house. Protestors followed him there, and picketed outside. There was also representation from the Justice For Alex Nieto Committee, making connections between gentrification and increased poli...
Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:06AM
Oakland nonprofit bribes tenants to give up private information - by Lynda Carson
Last week low-income tenants in around 1,400 rental units were served a three page survey packet of very personal questions, and were informed in an accompanying flier that if they submitted the completed survey to the property manager or online with Survey Monkey Inc., that they would be entered into a raffle to win a $100 Visa gift card.
Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:33AM
Nurses to Issue Impact Report, Urge State Officials to Save Daughters of Charity - by via National Nurses United
Registered nurses who work in five Daughters of Charity hospitals across California will hold a Sacramento press conference Wednesday to urge Attorney General Kamala Harris to approve the sale of the hospitals to a buyer that has pledged to stop the threatened closure of the hospitals and preserve critical healthcare services. Photo: Registered Nurses held a vigil on Dec. 12, in front of O'Connor Hospital in San Jose supporting the sale to Prime Healthcare.
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:11PM
Stop Smart Meters: Press Conference and Demonstration - by J Hart
California Public Utilities Commission Thursday, December 18 8:30 AM Van Ness at McAllister, San Francisco
Event Date:Thu Dec 18, 2014 8:30AM
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:31PM
East Bay City Wide Sock Drive/ Bike Ride at OGP - by decarlo geoffries
Oscar Grant Plaza -14th and Broadway
Event Date:Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:51AM
East Bay City Wide Sock Drive/ Bike Ride - by decarlo geoffries
Event Date:Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 9:56AM
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Visualizes the Loss of Black Population in the Bay Area - by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project is releasing an interactive map detailing shift in black populations from 1970 to 2013. Viewers can click through the panels on the left to witness demographic change by neighborhood. Viewers can also pan out to witness shifts across the United States during this time period. The map is here: http://www.antievictionmappingproject.net/black.html
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 3:07PM
homeless in the rain - by franhattan
abolish unlawful sleep??? ..............................................
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:43AM
WTUL News & Views (audio/mpeg 27.6MB) - by WTUL News & Views
"Race, Patriarchy, and Pleasure" Harm Reduction Coalition Podcast #39 from 2011, 30m09s. With Asha Bandele, Drug Policy Alliance and Joyce Rivera, St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 7:18AM
Single Payer Health Care - How would that look in the United States (audio/mpeg 38.0MB) - by Dr Rade Pejic
Dr. Pejic with Physicians for a National Health Plan [PNHP] discusses the broken system of health coverage in the United States and what a single payer system alternative would look like.
Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 7:44AM
Cannabis Advocates Alliance meeting - by
Louden Nelson Community Center, room #5 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 3:33PM
Time is Right to Revisit Creation of a Citizens Police Review Board - by Steve Pleich
A Citizens Police Review Board Could Benefit the Community
Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 1:34PM
Race, Poverty, And Chemical Toxic Trespass - The Critical Distance Of Vulnerability - by Tomas DiFiore
“The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) screened news media reports of 1,275 high consequence incidents over a recent five-year period, 2009–2013. High consequence incidents result in injury, fatality, acute environmental damage, evacuation or shelter-in-place of 500 or more members of the public, onsite property damage greater than $500,000, or offsite property damage. The CSB data do not represent the universe of all chemical incidents.” At the other end of the ...
Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 8:52AM
Santa Cruz Protest Against Arrests For Feeding People - by Steven Argue
Photo of protesters committed to the radical idea that people have the right to share food. Photo by Denica De Foy
Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:06PM
Affordable Care Act - by Reyna Vigil
Republican congress is trying to eliminate the Affordable Care Act in order to "benefit" the economy and American citizens.
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 4:53PM
Video: The long dark shadows of plutocracy - the NYC housing crisis - by www.billmoyers.com
Housing as a human right is subverted by the right of speculation, said Arnold Kunzli, emeritus Swiss professor, in 1990 (http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2003/06/266635.shtml).
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 4:52PM
Stay Away Stupidity, Oppose Police Violence & Chomp Coronation Treats ! - by Robert Norse
Santa Cruz City Hall 809 Center St.
Event Date:Tue Dec 9, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 11:32AM
Sonoma County's Plan Aimed at Winter Homelessness Falls Short - by Meghan O'Brien
To Be Sufficiently Prepared for the Winter Months, Sonoma County Must Begin Stockpiling in Summer
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 10:40AM