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Asian-American activists join labor to end wage theft, one of SF's many progressive campaigns

San Francisco Remains Progressive

Posted October 21, 2014 by

I knew after the Bay Guardian closed and Ted Gullicksen died on the same day that some would draw wildly inaccurate conclusions. We soon saw this in  Heather Knight’s front-page October 19 Chronicle story using the two events  to conclude
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ACCE and tenant activists protest Lainez family eviction

Lainez Family Stops 4th Ellis Eviction

Posted October 21, 2014 by

In another tenant victory over an Ellis Act eviction, Sergio Lainez, wife Magaly Silva and their three children have stopped their fourth Ellis eviction lawsuit at 2832 24th Street. Sergio Lainez has lived in the Inner Mission building since 1992.
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Travis Ishikawa hits the shot heard round the Bay Area

Giants: We Own the Pennant

Posted October 17, 2014 by

Defying skeptics, the San Francisco Giants are returning to the World Series for the third time in five years. Last night’s victory culminated a remarkable series that saw the Giants deliver heartbreak time and again to a St. Louis Cardinals
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Ted Gullicksen and Sister Bernie Galvin (2nd window from right) at Homes Not Jail occupation

Ted Gullicksen’s Broader Legacy

Posted October 16, 2014 by

My October 15 tribute to the late Ted Gullicken focused on his extraordinary contributions to San Francisco tenants. But his impact was even broader. As Sam Dodge pointed out at the Tenants Union gathering Tuesday night, Ted brought activists from
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Ted Gullicksen, Tenant Hero, Dies at 61

Ted Gullicksen, SF Tenant Hero, Dies

Posted October 15, 2014 by

Ted Gullicksen, leader of the San Francisco Tenants Union and a key figure in the city’s tenant movement since 1992, died unexpectedly on October 13. He was 61. Having spoken with Ted last week and exchanged emails only a few
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Even pumpkins are unhappy over Prop B's carving up city services

Vote No on B: Save City Services

Posted October 14, 2014 by

Prop B impacts more San Franciscans than any other ballot measure. Yet this attack on vital city services is off the political radar. Sponsored by Supervisor Scott Wiener—whose pumpkin carving event next Sunday is an apt metaphor for Prop B’s
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