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Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

July 11, 2014 | 2:55 pm

Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

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Native of city, 63, was offered $20,000 but has decided to stay in apartment and fight with legal appeal.

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Cakeland Moves to L.A.: An Exit Interview With Artist Scott Hove

July 2, 2014 | 11:01 am

Cakeland Moves to L.A.: An Exit Interview With Artist Scott Hove

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Artist Scott Hove, known for his striking, cake-themed sculptures, tells KQED why he’s moving south. Read more …

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San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

March 5, 2014 | 7:00 am

San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

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Less expensive cities are offering incentives so they can cultivate their own cultural brands.

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Photo Gallery: In Oakland Artists’ Enclave, Residents Ponder Life With New Neighbors

April 22, 2013 | 6:00 am

Photo Gallery: In Oakland Artists’ Enclave, Residents Ponder Life With New Neighbors

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By Kyung Jin Lee, Deborah Svoboda and Dan Brekke When he was in China earlier this month, Gov. Jerry Brown announced something that was very important to a handful of residents on a fairly obscure stretch of Oakland’s waterfront. The governor said that a Chinese real estate firm would bankroll a $1.5 billion development on […]

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