The policing of the Fountain Alley area—and, by extension, downtown San Jose—targets the very people who need the most help and protection.
Iris Milano is one of 670 tenants being displaced from their apartment complex in San Jose, Calif., to make room for tenants who can afford to pay more for housing.
Father Eduardo Samaniego, the Jesuit pastor of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in San Jose, Calif., protested foreclosures by Bank of America against those in his flock and beyond by moving $3 million of his parish’s funds to a local credit union. (more)
The company that owns the now-infamous mine where 33 Chileans were rescued after two months underground has agreed to liquidate its assets, avoiding bankruptcy. Much of the money will go to pay miners idled by the disaster and to compensate the government for rescue efforts.