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textStatement from HRCSF on recent claims from Veritas Investments by Posted by Lynda Carson
Veritas is selling 76 of their buildings, comprising over 2,000 units of rent-controlled housing. Will you stand with Veritas tenants in urging their landlord Veritas Investments to pause the sales and negotiate with the City and impacted tenants? We don't want to see these homes go to another speculator who's business model is to flip the units using various tactics, including harassement, renoviction and unnecessary passthrough rent increases, in order to bring them to market rate, which un...
Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:03PM
imageLocal Dems Say City Council Candidate Renée Golder was a Registered Republican Until 2018
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by Santa Cruz Election News
Local Democrats have checked official voting records and are reporting that Santa Cruz City Council recall candidate Renée Golder was a registered Republican until April of 2018. They say voting records indicate Golder registered as a Republican in 2000 and voted in multiple primary elections as a Republican, until she switched her party affiliation to Democratic in 2018. Presently, Golder is running as a "pro-recall" Santa Cruz City Council candidate against Progressives in the March 2020 el...
Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:14PM
calendarCalifornia Unhoused Reclaim Their Voice! by crystal sanchez
Sacramento City Hall 915 I St. Sacramento...
Event Date: Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:30PM
Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:47AM
imageUC Cops Clear People's Park Eastside Encampment
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by Darin
The deal was last year that after the clearance and arrests of the Park's occupation that the regular homeless individuals could camp there again without intensified reprisals. It was a verbal agreement between activists and longtime homeless. On the night of January 17, UC police violated that agreement....
Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:49PM
imageSF Treasure Island Former Residents File Suit For Contamination /Injuries & For Shutdown
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by Labor Video Project
Former residents of San Francisco Treasure Island filed a lawsuit for their contamination by radioactive and other chemicals on them and their families and for the shutdown of the development project. They also charged there was collusion by government agencies and City, State. and National politicians to push ahead with the multi-billion dollar condo/hotel development....
Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:35PM
imageOakland Rally and March for MLK Day
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Children and disabled lead Oakland march to reclaim King's radical legacy...
Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:23PM
imageMoms 4 Housing to Buy #MomsHouse!!
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by Moms4Housing
Oakland, Calif. — Moms 4 Housing announced this morning a deal with Wedgewood Inc to buy #MomsHouse through the Oakland Community Land Trust. Founding members of Moms 4 Housing Dominique Walker, Misty Cross and Tolani King will be at the 6th Annual Rally & March to Reclaim MLK's Radical Legacy, hosted by the Anti Police-Terror Project, at noon today....
Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:35AM
imagePhotos from East Oakland Guerilla Housing Action
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by Zack Haber
On Jan 18 and 19 about 75 people showed up to help build small homes for unhoused Oakland residents on E12th Street and 14th and 16th Avenues. They're in the process of building about 10 homes and hope to finish tomorrow. Most homes are 8X12 feet and will house one person. The City of Oakland's Tuff Shed program shelters 2 people in 10X12 foot sheds....
Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:52PM
textWhat Would Martin Luther King Jr. Do? by Keith McHenry
Chief Andy Mills is pushing a series of cruel civil rights violations against those without housing and is sponsoring the MLK March in Santa Cruz....
Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:53AM
videoThe Fight for Mom's House (video/mp4 393.1MB) by Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh
Documentary on Moms 4 Housing...
Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:54PM
calendarAPTP to Lead 6th Annual March/Rally to Reclaim MLK (plus weekend events)
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by Anti Police-Terror Project
Oscar Grant Plaza 14th Street and Broadway Oakland...
Event Date: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:35PM
textRemembering Michael Canright by Michael Steinberg
Michael Canright was a native San Franciscan, founder of the San Francisco Tenants Union, Zen student, union carpenter. father and grandfather....
Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:55PM
textUpdate: Violation of Oakland’s Fire Watch at Effie’s House by Lynda Carson
Asides from the fact that the Fire Watch has been violated during a whole two week period, according to a source in the Oakland Fire Department, someone from the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation’s corporate office located downtown Oakland has been submitting documents to the Fire Department claiming that there have been security guards posted at Effie’s House for the past two week holiday period!...
Posted: Mon Jan 6, 2020 11:39PM
calendarCourt Support for Kayla Moore Family by Berkeley Copwatch
US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 95 - 7th St, San Francisco...
Event Date: Thu Jan 9, 2020 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:54PM
imageCommunity Allies Ready to Stand in Defense of Moms' House
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by Dave Id
The Moms 4 Housing were in court on December 30, attempting to establish a human right to housing that supersedes a company's "right" to flip houses for profit at the community's expense. At the same time outside of the moms' house in West Oakland, organizers and allies strategized and practiced home defense tactics in preparation for a potential eviction by sheriff's deputies. Eviction will not be allowed to happen without civil disobedience arrests....
Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:03PM
imageOakland’s Mosswood Park Unhoused Residents Fenced In
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by Zack Haber, Oakland Post
On Tuesday Dec. 4, workers for Security Contract Services installed a fence surrounding a community of unhoused residents who live in tents at Mosswood Park in Oakland, directly across from Kaiser Permanente’s medical center....
Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:37PM
textEBALDC is in violation of Oakland’s Fire Marshal imposed Fire Watch at Effie’s House by Lynda Carson
Due to a lack of transparency and the failure of EBALDC management at Effie’s House to provide information or documentation to the tenants as to why they are in presently in violation of the Fire Watch that was ordered by the Oakland Fire Marshal, it is clear that the tenants have been placed at risk, and it is advisable that EBALDC needs to resolve this problem immediately!...
Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:34PM
imageEnergetic Solidarity with the Moms 4 Housing the Day After Christmas
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by Dave Id
Hundreds showed up for court support at the Hayward Hall of Justice and for home defense at the Moms4Housing home on December 26. Speaking in West Oakland after the court hearing were Misty Cross and Dominique Walker of Moms for Housing, Chairman Fred Hampton Jr., and Carroll Fife....
Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:17PM
imageJust Before Christmas, Glimmer of Hope for RV Dwellers in Mountain View
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by Watching City Council
The Mountain View City Council’s ban on RV’s has been overturned by a referendum petition. If the council wishes to try again to enact a ban they must go to the voters. The earliest election for this would be November 2020. Meanwhile the default is NO BAN....
Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:23AM
imageMoms 4 Housing Push Back Against PR Move by Wedgewood and LA Nonprofit Shelter 37
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by Dave Id
On Christmas Eve, Moms for Housing held a press conference to respond to a public relations ploy by Wedgewood LLC — using affiliated Los Angeles nonprofit Shelter 37 to attempt to soften the company's image as it seeks to evict them. Oakland councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas and representatives for council members Rebecca Kaplan and Dan Kalb spoke on behalf of the moms....
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:35PM