Gentrification

Tech Shuttle Bus Lot Charred By Fire From Homeless Camp
Matt Bigler/KCBS
Matt Bigler
September 20, 2019 - 10:40 am
It was a scene that tied together two symbols of life in the Bay Area today: an early morning fire that started at a homeless encampment in San Francisco spread to a parking lot housing row after row of shuttle buses bound for the Apple campus.
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Oakland construction fire, July 25, 2019
Doug Sovern/KCBS Radio
Doug Sovern
July 26, 2019 - 6:03 pm
A small development in Oakland has been destroyed after a fire broke out Thursday evening.
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Maxine Hong Kingston and Earll Kingston Read At Octopus Literary Salon
Doug Sovern, KCBS Radio
Doug Sovern
July 18, 2019 - 10:16 pm
Yet another popular Bay Area arts venue is in dire financial straits and facing an existential threat, because of rising rents and gentrification. And this Sunday, the local artistic community will ride to its rescue.
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Construction workers protest in Oakland
Holly Quan/KCBS Radio
KCBS Radio Morning News
May 01, 2019 - 7:02 am
OAKLAND (KCBS Radio) -- A contingent of construction workers staged a noisy rally Wednesday morning outside two Oakland job sites, saying the housing they help build is unaffordable for them. The Alameda County Building and Construction Trades Council chose May Day, the international workers'...
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Dreamstime
Jennifer Hodges
February 20, 2019 - 10:48 am
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo failed to disclose his wife’s ownership of a condo in downtown San Jose before voting on a land deal for Google’s massive “transit village” project centered around Diridon Station.
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Sandy Perry, an organizer with the Affordable Housing Network of Santa Clara County, is part of a hunger strike to protest Google purchasing downtown San Jose property.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
December 04, 2018 - 10:09 am
The San Jose City Council will vote Tuesday night on a proposed sale of a prime downtown land parcel to Google.
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Gentrification Protest in Mission District
Gentrification Protest in Mission District (Photo credit: nancypili Twitter)
Melissa Culross
May 31, 2018 - 10:35 am
Activists have blocked a part of Valencia Street Thursday morning to protest what they say is exploitation of the neighborhood by tech companies...
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