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Protest North Beach Evictions

Protest North Beach Evictions

Posted June 9, 2004 by Ted Gullickson

Join us today at 5:00 PM at 424 Francisco Street (atPowell) as we protest a wave of evictions which have hit North Beach-all by the same real estate investment company: North Beach Properties LLC. These are all Ellis evictions being
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Tea Time

Posted June 9, 2004 by Michelle Tea

Last night in a bowling alley in Chicago I saw the most expensive book ever. So big and lush and presumably bruiseable that you must don a pair of white cotton gloves if you wish to browse through it. Instead
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DBI Commission Moves Toward Suing City

DBI Commission Moves Toward Suing City

Posted June 8, 2004 by Staff Writer

The Building Inspection Commission announced plans yesterday to hold a Closed Session meeting to discuss suing San Francisco for illegally diverting Department of Building Inspection funds to the Planning Department. The move sets up a major fight at Wednesday’s Board
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Lest We Forget, Reagan Honored Nazis

Posted June 8, 2004 by Randy Shaw

During this week of remembrance and mourning, we must not forget President Reagan’s 1985 honoring of Nazi SS soldiers laid to rest in a cemetery in Bitburg, Germany. The SS carried out some of the most horrific atrocities of the
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Wave of Ellis Act Evictions Hits North Beach

Posted June 8, 2004 by Dean Preston

Gary Rossi and his partners are changing the face of North Beach. He and his fellow speculators buy rent-controlled buildings, invoke the Ellis Act to evict all tenants, and then sell the units as tenancies-in-common (TICs) to the highest bidder.
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Sol Horizon’s Benefit for “Composting the Empire”

Posted June 7, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

“Sol Horizon rocks!”, proclaimed Craig Litwin, Sebastopol City Supervisor, and former Mayor. “I love this band, and my younger brother!” His brother is of course, Michael Litwin, the lead singer of Sebastopol’s homegrown Sol Horizon. At a recent benefit with
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