Trump’s government shutdown & Jan. 15 notice from HUD to Public Housing Authorities
Section 8 voucher tenants (Housing Choice Voucher program tenants) and public housing tenants across the nation are being terrorized by fears of what will happen if they face major rent increases, or eviction if the government shutdown continues....
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:06PM
Public Utilities Commission Hearing for Northern California on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger
The California Public Utilities Commission held a public hearing January 15 on the question of the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. Tracy Rosenberg of Media Alliance was there and gave an interview....
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:05PM
MLK Day of Service: Join a Volunteer Service Event Near You
Volunteer sites throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, State of California, and beyond...
Event Date: Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:00AM
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:55PM
Robert Reich presents a new progressive manifesto
First Congregational church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed Feb 6, 2019 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:16PM
Bad Day for People's Park — Four Arrested
The previous disclaimer mentions at least five trees and four arrests. Shugga, Liberty, Aidama, and Cactus have been arrested....
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:52AM
Landlord, Annette Cowen, threatens USDA Section 515 renters with higher rents and eviction
Reportedly, Annette Cowen, a property manager of Lindenwood Apartments, in Alma, Arkansas, and the Hawthorne Apartments, in Prescott, Arkansas, has threatened the renters in a USDA, Section 515 housing program with higher rents, and eviction, because of Trump's government shutdown!...
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:03AM
Why People's Park Should Be Protected From Development
Practical Solutions For A Dysfunctional Situation...
Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:01PM
Public Housing Authorities urge their clients to tell Congress to end government shutdown
There appears to be some confusion regarding HUD funding to the Public Housing Authorities (PHAs). Some PHAs believe that HUD will fund the Section 8 voucher program (Housing Choice Voucher Program) through February, other PHAs are not certain if they will receive funding from HUD for February!...
Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:09PM
People's Park Defense
Haste, Telegraph, Dwight and Bowditch...
Event Date: Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:46PM
Some project-based housing projects may face bankruptcy if government shutdown continues
San Rafael tenants meeting in 2004, teaching tenants how to fight back against HUD's funding cuts to the Section 8 voucher program (Housing Choice Voucher Program. Lydia Gans Photo....
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:38AM
The Racial Wealth Gap
FIRST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY 1187 Franklin Street @ Geary Blvd., San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:30PM
Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:37PM
Qilombo in Oakland Evicted by Sheriff's Deputies: Chaga Responds (video)
Qilombo members have been locked out of the community social center they've maintained for over four years. Landlords attempted to push Qilombo out almost as long as they've been there, with the current corporate landlord refusing to renew their lease since 2016. Qilombo resisted displacement, that is until deputies showed up without warning and padlocked the building....
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:42PM
Bay Area Section 8 Project-Based housing affected by Trump’s government shutdown
Section 8 Project-Based projects in the Bay Area provide subsidized housing for low-income renters, the elderly, and disabled. The projects are subsidized by HUD, and the federal government....
Posted: Wed Jan 9, 2019 9:39PM
East Bay Electrification Expo: Fight Climate Change in a Clean Energy Home!
Ed Roberts Campus 3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, California 94703...
Event Date: Thu Feb 7, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 8, 2019 12:25PM
"Medicare For All" Barnstorm in San José - Join the Fight!
Roosevelt Community Center 901 E Santa Clara St San Jose, CA 95116...
Event Date: Sat Feb 9, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 8, 2019 12:36AM
SF Speak Out At Japan Consulate Against Restarting Of Japan NUKES & Defense Of Children
San Francisco Japanese Consulate 275 Battery St. / California San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 9:59PM
Gateway Plaza Camp Providing Service to Our Community
Homeless Heroes Doing What Local Government Has Not...
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 3:39PM
Clarifying RV Dwellers Rights in Santa Cruz
150 Center St. Fountain area of the Santa Cruz Police Department...
Event Date: Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:30PM
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 1:53AM
Protest against downtown Concord stadium
Concord City Council Chamber. 1950 Parkside Drive...
Event Date: Tue Jan 8, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Jan 4, 2019 9:31PM
Social Security retirees are being excluded from affordable housing projects
According to the Social Security Administration, the average social security income for retirees during 2018 was $1,422 per month or $17,064 annually. The average social security income for retirees is currently only $1,461 per month for 2019, or $17,532 annually. Unfortunately, for many social security retirees, their income is not high enough to move into many so-called affordable housing projects in the Bay Area!...
Posted: Fri Jan 4, 2019 6:47AM