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Screen capture from YouTube video.
Screen capture from YouTube video.

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On Friday, Eviction Free San Francisco, tenant rights activists and other concerned citizens gathered in the Mission District in San Francisco to protest the recent evictions of several teachers from homes in the area.

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The protesters were directly targeting Jack Halprin, who is a part of Google's legal team. Eviction Free San Francisco says that he is evicting tenants from a building he moved into, including several so-called "Ellis Act evictions." The Ellis Act is a provision in California that enables landlords to evict tenants in order to "go out of business."

Earlier in the day, many of the same protesters blocked a Google bus in the Mission District.

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