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text Trump’s government shutdown & Jan. 15 notice from HUD to Public Housing Authorities by Lynda Carson
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
image Public Utilities Commission Hearing for Northern California on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger 480_nd5_5573_1.jpg by Peter Maiden
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
calendar MLK Day of Service: Join a Volunteer Service Event Near You by AmeriCorps, SeniorCorps, All for Good
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
calendar Robert Reich presents a new progressive manifesto 480_robert_reich_in_berkeley_1.jpg by Bob Baldock
First Congregational church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed Feb 6, 2019 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:16PM
image Bad Day for People's Park — Four Arrested 480_tree-attack-early-morning-in-people___s-park-january-15-2019-768x431.jpg by Victor Noir
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
text Landlord, Annette Cowen, threatens USDA Section 515 renters with higher rents and eviction by Lynda Carson
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
image Why People's Park Should Be Protected From Development 480_arthur_fonseca_psp_1.jpg by Arthur Fonseca
Practical Solutions For A Dysfunctional Situation...
Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:01PM
text Public Housing Authorities urge their clients to tell Congress to end government shutdown by Lynda Carson
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
calendar People's Park Defense by Ninja Kitty, Liberty and Shugga
Haste, Telegraph, Dwight and Bowditch...
Event Date: Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:46PM
image Some project-based housing projects may face bankruptcy if government shutdown continues 480_san_rafael_renters_meeting_2_1.jpg by Lynda Carson
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
calendar The Racial Wealth Gap mlk_eventv2_1.pdf_140_.jpg by Dolores Heilbron
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
image Qilombo in Oakland Evicted by Sheriff's Deputies: Chaga Responds (video) 480_qilombo-eviction_20190109_01_1.jpg by Dave Id
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
text Bay Area Section 8 Project-Based housing affected by Trump’s government shutdown by Lynda Carson
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
calendar East Bay Electrification Expo: Fight Climate Change in a Clean Energy Home!
east_bay_electrification_expo_2019.pdf_600_.jpg
by Ecology Center
Ed Roberts Campus 3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, California 94703...
Event Date: Thu Feb 7, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 8, 2019 12:25PM
calendar "Medicare For All" Barnstorm in San José - Join the Fight! 480_m4a_barnstorm_banner_2_1.jpg by Bob Jung
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
calendar SF Speak Out At Japan Consulate Against Restarting Of Japan NUKES & Defense Of Children 480_fukshima_radioactive_water_tanks_1.jpg by No Nukes Action Committee
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
image Gateway Plaza Camp Providing Service to Our Community 480_49138050_2317783988256256_7551657257855877120_n_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Homeless Heroes Doing What Local Government Has Not...
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 3:39PM
calendar Clarifying RV Dwellers Rights in Santa Cruz 480_rv_harassment_santa_cruz_police_1.jpg by Nick Whitehead
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
calendar Protest against downtown Concord stadium by Occupy Concord
Concord City Council Chamber. 1950 Parkside Drive...
Event Date: Tue Jan 8, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Jan 4, 2019 9:31PM
text Social Security retirees are being excluded from affordable housing projects by Lynda Carson
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