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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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News Pix: Fans Celebrate World Cup With Food, Cheer on Young Golf Star

June 22, 2014 | 8:00 am

News Pix: Fans Celebrate World Cup With Food, Cheer on Young Golf Star

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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Assembly Committee Rejects Leno’s Ellis Act Reform Bill

June 18, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Assembly Committee Rejects Leno’s Ellis Act Reform Bill

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Sen. Mark Leno says the bill to curb Ellis Act Evictions could be reconsidered.

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SF City Attorney Sues Two Landlords Over Short-Term Rentals

April 24, 2014 | 1:28 pm

SF City Attorney Sues Two Landlords Over Short-Term Rentals

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Suit says conversion of residential units to tourist hotels significantly contributes to housing crisis.

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Aboard the Google Bus, Looking Out at the Protest

December 20, 2013 | 4:35 pm

Aboard the Google Bus, Looking Out at the Protest

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What it’s like to get caught in a growing social conflict on your way to work.

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Google Bus Protesters’ Manifesto: ‘Get Out of Oakland!’

December 20, 2013 | 2:55 pm

Google Bus Protesters’ Manifesto: ‘Get Out of Oakland!’

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A denunciation of the tech sector and its workers as protest over Silicon Valley shuttles escalates.

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Bus Vandalized as Protesters in S.F., Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles

December 20, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Bus Vandalized as Protesters in S.F., Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles

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Window smashed, tires slashed in Oakland incident as total of three buses are stopped in protests.

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Meet the Ellis Act, the Law Driving Many San Francisco Evictions

November 8, 2013 | 8:00 am

Meet the Ellis Act, the Law Driving Many San Francisco Evictions

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Law passed in the ’80s lets landlords ‘go out of business’ — and force tenants out of their units.

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