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videoRemember the I-Hotel! (video/quicktime 3.4MB) by Bill Carpenter
August 4th rally celebrating a quarter-century since the Bay Area turned out to resist the I-Hotel eviction. This is a one-minute excerpt of an 18min. 75MB QT movie on my web site. 3.5MB 1min....
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2002 10:25AM
textSF: No on R-Save Rent Control Endorsements-Add Yours by Tenant Voter
The endorsements are being listed now on the Save Rent Control website. Add your organization's endorsement to this crucial effort to defeat Prop R on Nov 5 in San Francisco and save rent control and the progressive and cultural communities which depend on rent control....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2002 9:02PM
textSF: Summary of Prop R-the Rent Control Repeal Measure by Tenant Voter
The Save Rent Control website has an excellent summary of Prop R which is reprinted below. Please note that large buildings, as well as the small ones, can be converted to condos by Prop R, causing the tenants to be homeless!...
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2002 12:01PM
textSF: No on N&R; Yes on S: Save Our Homes; Defend the Homeless; Support Medical Marijuana by Tenant Voter
The ballot is now final for the November 5, 2002 election and the call to arms has already been issued by the SF Tenants Union to defend rent control and defeat Prop R. We must also defeat Prop N, the latest Democrat-Republican attack on the homeless....
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2002 11:14AM
textSF Autonomous Initiative by Salem
A new initiative is in the germinal stages of development to form a Autonomist Collective and eventually a People's Union...
Posted: Thu Aug 8, 2002 2:15PM
videoI-Hotel 25th Anniversary (video/quicktime 2.6MB) by Bill Carpenter
People gathered at Portsmouth Square Sunday (Aug.4) to honor the tenants of the International Hotel. QT slideshow of photos - 2 minutes. 2.6MB...
Posted: Tue Aug 6, 2002 2:35PM
audioI-Hotel Bittersweet Celebration (audio/mpeg 3.2MB) by J. Guevara
Twenty-five years ago, on August 4, 1977, the San Francisco police evicted the elderly Filipino men from their single occupancy rooms at the I-Hotel. Today, marks the 25th anniversary and a new project to build a Manilatown Community Center on the site where the I-Hotel once stood. KPFA broadcast this report on Sunday, August 4, 2002 at 6PM. 04:43 [MP3 file 3.3MB]...
Posted: Sun Aug 4, 2002 8:43PM
textRally to Save Summit Pain Clinic by Campaign to Save Pain Clinic
In Oakland, Gentrification Has Taken An Ominous Turn In An Effort To Chase Away The Poor By Stealing Their Pain Clinic!...
Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2002 2:50AM
textPatients Panic Over Pain Clinic Closure by Lynda Carson
Oakland Sinks Ever Further Into The Realm Of The Mad Hatters Tea Party While A Scheme Is Underway To Deprive The Chronicly Ill From Medications That Allow Them To Live! It Has Brought About The Birth Of The Painfighters!...
Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2002 5:14AM
textOakland Public Housing Evictions Unfair by Roger White
The Oakland Housing Authority throws innocent families into the street when it "catches" one of its members with drugs. This unfair policy does nothing but victimize the poor and elderly who bare the brunt of the collateral damage in the drug war....
Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2002 12:38PM
textTuesday Oakland City council Vote On Just Cause by Lynda Carson
Oakland activists have collected over 36,000 signatures for a Just Cause Initiative which now needs the vote of an uncertain City Council before it may become a Ballot Measure....
Posted: Mon Jul 8, 2002 1:05AM
textCampaign for Renters Rights by Rob Rooke
A report on the July Campaign for Renters Rights Meeting in Oakland...
Posted: Sun Jul 7, 2002 7:12PM
textSave our City: Tax the Rich by San Francisco Voter
Wednesday's homework is reading the Bay Guardian and this week's BG, 7/3/02, is a must read, with a comprehensive set of articles on how and why we must tax the rich now to Save Our City!...
Posted: Wed Jul 3, 2002 9:00PM
textOakland Poor Food Money Disappears by Lynda Carson
Oakland City Manager Robert Bobb was referred to as a carpetbagger for getting a salary increase during the vote for budget cuts that take away money to feed the poor!...
Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2002 1:10AM
textJust Cause Initiative--A Beacon of Hope by Lynda Carson
The Power of the People have served notice that the exploitation of Oakland renters shall be challenged by the signatures of 36,000 registered voters from the heart of Alameda County!...
Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2002 3:16AM
textDid Ammiano Ask Brown to Suspend Daly? Donkey Puckey, Says Ammiano! by carol harvey
The Examiner's P.J. Corkery Printed, then Retracted, a Rumor that Sup. Tom Ammiano Approached Mayor Brown to Suspend Sup. Chris Daly after the Hastings Civil Disobedience Action on Friday...
Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2002 3:06AM
textLocal Renters News In Brief by Lynda Carson
In a 6/10/02 KPFA News Story, Steve Edrington of the Northern Alameda County Rental Housing Association vows that the landlords plan to fight back the Just Cause Innitiative if it ever becomes a Ballot Measure in Oakland....
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2002 3:41AM
On Monday June 10th, advocates from throughout the nation will converge in Covington, Kentucky to march with locals demanding an end to civil rights violations against people experiencing homelessness...
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2002 1:35PM
textSF Election Fraud and Gentrification by San Francisco Voter
While the US and the world suffer from the horrors of a Republican election fraud US president, San Francisco is also suffering from the horrors of a Democrat election fraud mayor, Willie Brown, who sits in office with 40% of the vote plus election fraud. The latest revelations come from the May 29, 2002 African-American newspaper, San Francisco Bayview, in Part 1 of its series on election fraud in the San Francisco African-American community, perpetrated by Willie Brown and his thugs....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2002 4:43AM
textSF Examiner's anti-homeless bias by chance martin
For anyone who might still harbor doubts about the Examiner's anti-homeless bias, here's an object lesson....
Posted: Mon May 27, 2002 5:06PM