Beyond Chron

Articles by Beyond Chron

SF Community Land Trust Stops Ellis Act Eviction

Posted June 13, 2014 by Valerie Zekas

Amidst an ever-increasing background of displacement and Ellis Act evictions of lower income households in San Francisco, the San Francisco Community Land Trust (Land Trust) has prevented the displacement of 14 low-income residents in the Mission District buy purchasing the
Read More »

Berkeley Passes Local Minimum Wage

Posted June 12, 2014 by Harry Brill

On Tuesday (June 10) the Berkeley City Council voted unanimously to enact Berkeley’s first minimum wage law that covers the vast majority of employees who work in Berkeley.  There is a much narrower living wage ordinance enacted in the year
Read More »
To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted June 11, 2014 by

Regarding “Lack of funding is the real VA scandal”:  As Senator Bernie Sanders put it, “If you can’t take care of veterans, don’t go to war.”  And then later asked, “How is it that we can afford to allow 1
Read More »
To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted June 11, 2014 by

I never thought that Beyond Chron could get any better,well I was wrong! I like the new expanded Beyond Chron. I will look forward to my daily dose of San Francisco news. If it is not in Beyond Chron… it’s
Read More »

Artisanal Union-Busting

Posted June 10, 2014 by Chris Lehmann

Whole Foods has attempted to crush anything resembling a union drive among its employees. Don’t look now, but Whole Foods seems to be interpreting the “whole planet” part of its corporate branding as a Manifest Destiny-style call to market conquest.
Read More »