Massive, Sudden Rent Increases Hit San Francisco

A spate of sudden, dramatic rent increases has hit San Francisco, with one North Beach resident saying he recently received a notice from his landlord that his rent was increasing from $1,800 to $8,000 per month.

San Francisco rent (Jason Tester Guerilla Futures / Flickr / CC)

Bernie Sanders Holds Two Rallies in Bay Area, Joins Protest

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) made multiple campaign stops in the Bay Area on Wednesday, holding two rallies in addition to an unannounced stop to greet crowds of his supporters at a rally for workers demanding more rights.

Bernie Sanders XXX (Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty)

Vallejo, CA Residents Rally for Police

In Vallejo, CA, roughly 30 miles north of San Francisco, roughly 60 demonstrators rallied Saturday in support of their police officers, according to the Vallejo Times-Herald. The police supporters met in front of the Vallejo Police Department, holding signs emblazoned with messages such as “police lives matter.”

Vallejo Police Department delegation to funerals of NYPD officers Rafael “Ralph” Ramos and Wenjian Liu (Facebook)