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“You Gotta Be For the People.”

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Gigi Winters, an Occupy Oakland activist who lost her home in Oakland to the banks after being evicted at gunpoint almost a year ago, speaks to the Albany City Council several days ago about the absurdity of evicting people from the Albany Bulb when there is no place for them to go. Gigi was active in the successful fight to save Jodie Randolph’s home from the maws of the Big Banks, as seen in this photo of her standing with Jodie and others on Jodie’s porch in Alameda in November … Continued

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Federal Judge Allows Eviction of Albany Bulb Residents. Occupation Begins.

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A valiant attempt by Albany Bulb residents, supporters and legal representatives to stave off eviction with a federal civil rights lawsuit failed today (Monday, November 18th), as the judge refused to issue a temporary restraining order against the eviction. A federal judge cleared the way Monday for Albany to evict about 60 homeless people from their tents on a waterfront landfill known as the Bulb, saying they had failed to show that the removal would violate their rights. At the hearing in San Francisco, Breyer quickly dismissed the arguments by … Continued

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Community Gathering to Defend the Albany Bulb. Stop the Evictions! – Photos

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” Dozens Gather at Albany Bulb to Oppose Eviction of Encampment Roughly 100 people gathered for a meeting at the Albany Bulb tonight, Saturday, to talk about possible ways to stop the city’s plan to begin enforcing the no-camping ordinance next month against the Bulb’s estimated 60-70 inhabitants.  Read more: http://albany.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/dozens-gather-at-albany-bulb-to-oppose-eviction-of-encampment Learn more about the Albany Bulb tent community please visit: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/09/13/1238489/-Albany-CA-to-Evict-70-People-Because-Cruelty# 52728

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