Displacement, Segregation (News)

Marin City housing study passes in heated session

Submitted by News Desk on Mon, 02/04/2008 - 10:00pm

A $100,000 study of what needs to be done to fix public housing in the county was approved Tuesday by the Marin Housing Authority Board in a volatile session marked by emotional exchanges.

About 25 people, many of whom reside in Marin City public housing units, attended the morning session after recent discussion of tearing down and rebuilding some of the low-rent Golden Gate Village apartment complex as an option to stem budget woes.

"I don't totally believe housing is getting ready to crumble," said Herb Wade of Marin City.


Anti-Lennar group turns in signatures

Submitted by News Desk on Mon, 02/04/2008 - 10:00pm

Lennar, the Miami-based developer backing a June initiative authorizing the redevelopment of the Hunters Point shipyard and Candlestick Point, may well have some competition on the ballot.

Supervisor Chris Daly and about 25 activists, ministers and residents of Bayview-Hunters Point took petitions they said contained more than 11,000 signatures of city residents to the Elections Department on Monday in attempt to get a competing measure on the June 3 ballot.


10,000 signatures plus in a record 10 days will silence LENNAR and the MAFIA forever!

Submitted by News Desk on Sun, 02/03/2008 - 10:00pm

The Supreme Court Forgets the Little People

Submitted by Reporter on Fri, 02/01/2008 - 11:10am

The line forms early on Friday mornings at Foundry United Methodist Church, a nearly 200-year-old institution located a few blocks from the White House. Famous in some circles as Bill Clinton's church, among the city's down and out, Foundry is better known as one of the few places around that offer help securing a government-issued photo identification.

Bay Area Residents Demand Justice in New Orleans

Submitted by News Desk on Mon, 01/28/2008 - 5:16pm

More than 200 protesters crowded the street in front of Dianne Feinstein's estate Saturday afternoon calling for an end to disaster capitalism and neo-liberalism New Orleans, Louisiana.

Protesters were participating in the World Social Forum's Global Day of Action, which brings together national and international movements for human rights, economic and social justice and was part many of nationwide solidarity actions for Gulf Coast recovery.



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