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text Scott Sternberg of Beverly Hills is behind Richmond’s mass evictions by Lynda Carson
According to records with the Secretary of State in California, Scott Sternberg the owner of Creekview Condominiums, has a brokers license that has expired. Thats right. Scott Sternberg, has not had a valid real estate license in California since 8/3/1992, according to records. However, he is evicting people by the hundreds at Creekview Condominiums in Richmond, without a valid real estate license!...
Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:45PM
image Mayor Schaaf Accused of Promoting Acting Police Chief Without Notifying Public 480_oakland_assistant_chief_david_downing_1.jpg by Ken Epstein, Oakland Post
Sources say Assistant Chief Downing is promoting white officers at expense of Black officers...
Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2016 7:52PM
text Hacker houses are proliferating in the Bay Area by Lynda Carson
Some of the better known hacker houses have included Chez JJ in San Francisco, Startup Embassy in Palo Alto, Casa Hacker in San Jose, 939 Makers Club in Walnut Creek, Colliding Club (3 houses in San Francisco), and 20 Mission in San Francisco!...
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:34PM
video Video of Newark PD Shooting Teo Valencia in the Back (video/mp4 4.6mb) by Anti Police-Terror Project
Family of 23 year-old slain by Newark police officer demands accountability with filing of a civil suit today...
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:32PM
image Teo Valencia family filing federal lawsuit against City of Newark teodorovalencia.png by Anti Police-Terror Project
Family of 23 year-old slain by Newark police officer demands accountability A Newark police officer hid behind a door at KFC and quickly shot Teo Valencia, 23, in the back with an AR-15 after he left the building...
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:06AM
text Danny Haber and Alon Gutman target tenants with eviction and higher rents by Lynda Carson
Indeed. During 2015, in a report from 48Hills.org, it mentioned “The “Evictions Profiteers of the Year” award, which was given out to mock “Danny Haber” and “Alon Gutman,” for finding opportunity in the wake of a devastating Soma fire,” in San Francisco!...
Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 9:06PM
text James Kilpatrick is sued by China Town tenants and Oakland City Attorney by Lynda Carson
According to public records, James Kilpatrick of 475 14th Street, Suite 700, in Oakland, has had problems in the past, and has a brokers license that was suspended in 2009, and in 2012....
Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 1:23AM
calendar Stop Urban Shield: Mass Mobilization 480_stop-urban-shield-2016_1.jpg by Stop Urban Shield
Alameda County Fairgrounds 4501 Pleasanton Ave Pleasanton, CA 94566...
Event Date: Fri Sep 9, 2016 8:00AM
Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:38AM
image Where The Bulletproof Warrior Went oakland-privacy.png by Oakland Privacy
"Shoot First, Ask Questions Later," Police Training Relocated to San Jose Church...
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 2:36PM
text HUD policies threaten poor, elderly, disabled, and low-income people with eviction by Lynda Carson
There are around 300,000 renters in California who receive Section 8 voucher rental assistance. As of March 2016, in Berkeley there are around 1,935 section 8 units. Richmond has around 1,851 section 8 units. San Francisco has around 9,238 section 8 units. Alameda has around 1,845 section 8 units, and Alameda County has around 6,312 section 8 units. Marin County has around 2,153 section 8 units, and Contra Costa County has around 6,887 section 8 housing units....
Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 6:15PM
calendar Prison Strike Solidarity BBQ, Banner Making, and Film Showing 480_13935127_475367742671511_368213623873292135_n_1.jpg by Oakland IWOC
Mosswood Park, MacArthur and Broadway Ave, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Fri Sep 9, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:46PM
calendar Rally and March in Solidarity with Prison Strike 480_solidarity-prison-strike-sep-9-2016_1.jpg by Bay Waters
Gather at Latham Square next to OGP (Broadway and Telegraph Ave) Oakland, California 94612...
Event Date: Sat Sep 10, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:15PM
text Oakland landlords rip off renters with high rents in high crime areas by Lynda Carson
According a recent report from Zumper rents in Oakland are the fifth highest in the nation with one bedroom prices rising 11.6% on the year to $2,210 per month, and two bedrooms rising 13.8% on the year to $2,730 per month to rent!...
Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:02PM
text Rent increases in least expensive apartments show need for rent control by Lynda Carson
Massive rent increases in the least expensive rental markets and apartments reveal why there is a real need for strong renter protections including real rent control, and just cause eviction protections to help stabilize families, and our communities!...
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 3:57PM
text Is Matt Sridhar the owner of Bay View Apartments in Alameda a slumlord? by Lynda Carson
In addition to being involved in mass evictions that are displacing families from their housing at the Bay View Apartments in Alameda, people are also wondering if Matt Sridhar (aka Madhu Sridhar) who resides in a very fancy home in Saratoga on Deer Trail Ct., is a slumlord?...
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:52PM
text The MacArthur Tranist Village Developers -- Researching Boston Properties by The Occupy Research Insitute
The proposed MacArthur Transit Village is being worked through the approval process in Oakland. The structure, to be constructed adjacent to MacArthur BART, was the subject of an Oakland Design Review Committee meeting on August 10th. The transit village, which would become the tallest building in North Oakland, has drawn civic argument (both pro and con) regarding the height, environmental and aesthetic impacts, and the number of affordable housing units. While the building is the subject...
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 12:53AM
text Renter protections are on the ballot for 6 cities in November by Lynda Carson
No matter how hard the landlords and the California Apartment Association are trying to stop the renters movement, tenant advocates across the Bay Area are urging renters to vote on strong renter protections during the upcoming November elections in the cities of Oakland, Richmond, Alameda, Burlingame, San Mateo, and Mountain View. The activists are urging people to vote against any weak proposals placed on the ballot by the City Council in Alameda, and Mountain View!...
Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:54PM
image Fear and Loathing in Berkeley 480_img_0015_1.jpg by ntuit
There can be nothing but disgust for the current way of running things in Berkeley....
Posted: Mon Aug 8, 2016 10:51PM
calendar Gather at Livermore Lab 480_nuclear_burden_1.jpg by a war hater
Vasco & Patterson Pass Roads, in Livermore...
Event Date: Tue Aug 9, 2016 8:00AM
Posted: Mon Aug 8, 2016 9:06AM
text Strong renter protections are needed in Oakland and other Bay Area cities by Lynda Carson
Tenant advocates across the Bay Area are urging renters to vote on strong renter protections during the upcoming November elections in the cities of Oakland, Richmond, Alameda, Burlingame, San Mateo, and Mountain View!...
Posted: Mon Aug 8, 2016 1:55AM