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8th San Francisco Green Film Festival Preview

Posted September 4, 2018 by Peter Wong

Sharp-eyed filmgoers will note the 8th annual edition of San Francisco’s Green Film Festival takes place later than usual in 2018.  The Festival’s timing, running from September 6 to 14 this year, coincides with the Global Climate Action Summit. This
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Los Angeles Tenants: The Rent’s Getting Too Damn High!

Posted August 28, 2018 by Jessica Goodheart

(This piece first appeared in Capital and Main) A local dispute over evictions highlights the emergence of a tenants movement that is pushing back against rapacious landlords and a nationwide housing affordability crisis. California tenants are taking their grievances to
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BART Housing Bill Goes Down to Wire

Posted August 14, 2018 by Michael Lane

AB 2923 would enable the creation of thousands of new affordable homes at and around BART stations As our state lawmakers return from summer recess and get back to unfinished business, there remain a number of critical bills needed to
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Alain Tanner At The Pacific Film Archive

Posted August 14, 2018 by Peter Wong

SWISS FILMS’ traveling exhibition of forgotten director Alain Tanner’s oeuvre comes to a close this weekend with the screening of “In The White City,” Tanner’s classic of 1980s art cinema, at the Pacific Film Archive. From the late 1960s to
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Ellis Act Costs LA 5 ½ Rent Control Units a Day

Posted August 7, 2018 by Larry Gross

LATEST CES REPORT–The City of Los Angeles saw 997 more Ellis Act Eviction application filed by landlords and developers for the first half of 2018, January through June. This is the equivalent of losing nearly 5 1/2 Rent Stabilization Ordinance
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The Pacific Film Archive Celebrates Jacques Becker

Posted July 31, 2018 by Peter Wong

Berkeley’s Pacific Film Archive is currently celebrating the great French director Jacques Becker with a month-and-a-half long retrospective.  The occasion for the Becker celebration is the Archive’s theatrical screenings of the charming Bertrand Tavernier documentary “My Journey Through French Cinema”
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