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Empezando a la izquierda: Pastor Ken Chambers, Rabbi Marvin Goodman y Rev. Curtis Robinson

Faith Leaders Ask City Council to Say No to Coal

Community members and faith leaders are continuing to raise awareness about what they consider to be the dangers of coal to the health of residents of West Oakland and other nearby communities.
Tamir Rice, 12, was shot dead by police after they received reports of a juvenile with a weapon that was ‘probably fake.’

Cleveland Officer Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Faces No Criminal Charges

By Oliver Laughland and Jon Swaine, The Guardian   The white police officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice, an African American 12-year-old, will not face criminal charges, it was announced on Monday – more than [...]
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson

Juez Federal Establece Plazo para la Ciudad para el Fortalecimiento de revisión de la juntas del “uso de la fuerza” policial

El juez federal Thelton Henderson ha perdido la paciencia después de meses de retrasos por funcionarios de la ciudad que están poniendo obstáculos a la implementación de una política recomendada por la corte para reforzar [...]
Los inquilinos protestan por la Ley de desalojos Ellis en San Francisco, donde los propietarios están ampliamente utilizando la ley para echar a los inquilinos con el fin de convertir los edificios de apartamentos en condominios.

City Wants Landlords to Pay Tenants More to Turn Apartments into Condos

The City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee delayed a decision Tuesday on a proposal to increase relocation payments to tenants who are pushed out of their apartments through Ellis Act evictions. <
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson

Judge Sets Deadline for City to Strengthen “Use of Force” Police Review Boards

Federal Judge Thelton Henderson has lost patience after months of delays by city officials who have been balking at implementing a court-recommended policy to strengthen internal police use-of-force review boards, saying they must continue to [...]