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Bill Would End City Condo-Conversion Restrictions

Posted April 22, 2004 by Randy Shaw

Having failed to weaken local condominium-conversion limits at the local level, landlords have turned to their favorite strategy: state preemption. Democrat Joe Canciamilla’s AB 2175 would effectively end conversion limits in California, with hundreds of thousands of tenants losing their
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Prop H

Posted April 22, 2004 by Malaika Parker/Bay Area Police Watch

Last November voters approved Prop H a ballot measure that was thought to be the saving grace of the San Francisco Police Department. Voters flocked to the polls and chose reform over the same ol’ same ol’. After the appointments
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The Post Fajitagate Police Commission Takes Shape

The Post Fajitagate Police Commission Takes Shape

Posted April 21, 2004 by John Dunbar

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted to appoint a weak new Police Commission, rejecting calls that it appoint representatives of the Latino and activist communities responsible for the passage of the police reform measure, Prop H, last November.
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New Wave of Ellis Evictions Sweeps the City, Part 3

Posted April 21, 2004 by Dean Preston

“Rent control is not a life sentence,” promises local attorney Jeffrey Woo in his late night television ads seeking landlord clients. If having an investment which doubles your money over time is a “life sentence,” most would say “lock me
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Tenant Congress Saturday

Tenant Congress Saturday

Posted April 21, 2004 by

This Saturday, April 24, join tenants from across the city at a Tenant Congress to discuss important issues of rent control and Rent Board reform. The Tenant Congress will be held from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Main
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Arauco in Concert

Posted April 20, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

Many years ago I became a big fan of the Peruvian group, Los Colchakis, and later, the guitar duo Strunz and Farah. I may have found yet another group to move me in much the same way. Arauco is a
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San Diego Passes Just Cause Eviction Ordinance

Posted April 20, 2004 by ACORN News

Working with allies in the San Diego Affordable Housing Coalition, San Diego ACORN members helped build support for the March 30 passage of a “Just Cause Eviction Ordinance” to protect longtime tenants’ rights in San Diego – the first tenants
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