Board Committee Votes 3-0 to Protect Tenants

Posted April 27, 2006 by Casey Mills

The Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee unanimously forwarded legislation yesterday that would provide significant new protections for tenants against evictions. Sponsored by Supervisor Aaron Peskin, the proposal would prohibit any buildings where multiple no-fault evictions or
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School Beat: Of Rhyme and Reason and Fire

Posted April 27, 2006 by Lisa Schiff

On Tuesday evening, the Board of Education (BOE) of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) simultaneously took money from one quarter to fight one fire and rejected money from another that was intended to battle yet a different fire.
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Immigrant Workers Fight for Lives in Miami

Posted April 27, 2006 by Randy Shaw

While activists focus on federal immigration legislation, a battle at the University of Miami that takes the immigrant rights struggle to the next level. University President and former Clinton Administration Cabinet official Donna Shalala refuses to encourage the contractor (UNICCO)
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“End the War Tour,” San Francisco Event

Posted April 27, 2006 by

MAY DAY CELEBRATION OF LABOR AGAINST THE WAR WITH CINDY SHEEHAN, MARK EITZEL and GUILLERMO GOMEZ-PENA ADDED TO LINE UP! Monday, May 1, 2006, 6:00pm (doors open) – 9:00pm First Unitarian Universalist Church 1187 Franklin St, @ Geary St. San
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Ellis Evictions Skyrocketing in Los Angeles

Posted April 26, 2006 by Randy Shaw

As the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Land Use Committee considers approving new eviction protections today, a storm is erupting in Los Angeles over an explosion of Ellis Act evictions. We reported on February 14 that San Francisco attorneys saw
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