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Protesters block a Google employee shuttle bus at 18th and Valencia streets in San Francisco, April 11, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Block Another Google Bus In San Francisco Ahead Of March Against Evictions

Dozens of protesters in San Francisco blocked a bus headed for Google headquarters Friday morning and dozens more are expected during an afternoon march to rally against the evictions of local teachers and other longtime city residents.

04/11/2014

SF groups protest a planned Ellis Act conviction Wednesday. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisors Approve Bigger Payouts For Ellis Act Evictions

Landlords hoping to use the Ellis Act to evict tenants in San Francisco will have to pay up, after the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase the amount tenants can receive in those settlements.

04/08/2014

Artists Return To Restore Women's Building Mural

Protesters Take To San Francisco’s Mission District, Demonstrate Against Ellis Act Evictions

Protesters at 24th and Mission streets in San Francisco loudly demonstrated the latest round of what they call unfair Ellis Act evictions.

04/02/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rent Board Report: San Francisco Demolition Evictions Up 300 Percent

Tenant activists say a new evictions report by San Francisco’s Rent Board shows how serious the housing crisis has become in the City.

03/24/2014

Screenshot of Airbnb.com. (CBS)

Larry Magid: Airbnb Leading To Evictions

Airbnb, the website that helps travelers find a place to stay, is landing some property renters in trouble.

03/19/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Evicted San Francisco Seniors File Criminal Complaints Against Landlords

Evicted tenants and their advocates gathered in front of San Francisco’s Hall of Justice Wednesday to protest the Ellis Act and to file criminal complaints against landlords.

02/05/2014

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Clears Way For 60 Homeless To Be Removed From Albany Bulb

A federal judge has cleared the way for the City of Albany to evict nearly 60 homeless people encamped on a bayside landfill near the Golden Gate Fields race track.

11/19/2013

San Rafael firefighters extinguished this fire at  7 Sea View Drive early Tuesday morning. (Robert Tong/Marin Independent Journal)

Investigation Underway After Mystery San Rafael Fire On Day Of Tenants’ Eviction

The very morning that tenants of a San Rafael luxury home were due to be evicted, firefighters were alerted that it was completely engulfed in flames.

10/23/2013

Exotic dancer "Pepper" of Lusty Lady (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Unionized San Francisco Strip Club Closing Its Curtains

Nearly 20 years after they made the nation gawk by forming its first unionized strip club, the dancers at the Lusty Lady are are hanging up their thongs.

08/21/2013

Women work at the Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco. (Hayes Valley Farm/Tumblr)

Activists Occupying SF Hayes Valley Farm Turn Back Tree-Cutters, Vow To Stay

Activists occupying the former site of Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco said they locked out workers sent to cut trees down Friday morning and that they plan a live music event and neighborhood barbecue this weekend.

06/07/2013

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