Starting From Scratch: Evicted Tenants Take On Baltimore

From kitchen appliances to the ashes of his tenant’s great-grandfather, a Baltimore landlord got it all with the help of the sheriff’s office. Their heirlooms may be irreplaceable, but Tiffany Gattis and Marshall Todman are fighting in court now to have Baltimore City’s eviction law ruled unconstitutional.

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Oakland Coliseum

The City of Oakland sued Alameda County in superior court over the sale of the dually owned Oakland Coliseum, once home to the A’s and Raiders; the county wants to sell it, but the city says the sale should abide by the California Surplus Land Act, which requires a valid effort to sell public land for use as affordable housing, parks or recreation, or open space.

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