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Articles by Ronald Orlando

San José Renters Begin Movement to Change Laws around Renters Rights in San José

Last week about 60 people came together at the Dr. Roberto Cruz Library in East San José for an initial renters rights conversation. It was the first meeting of its kind in the city in recent history and tenants were enthusiastic to tackle the issues of providing protections for renters and making housing affordable in one of the most expensive places to live.

Apple Dodges Taxes Candlelight Vigil

Apple's CEO Tim Cook had once quoted the late Dr.Martin Luther King saying, "As Dr. Martin Luther King once said, the time is always right to do what’s right. At Apple, we do the right thing. Even when it’s not easy.". The Silicon Valley community held a candle light vigil after MLK's birthday demanding to do the right thing by not evading taxes by corporate breaks.

San Jose Community Responds to Jerry Brown’s Budget

In response to the leaking of Governor Jerry Brown’s budget for fiscal year 2014-2015, California Partnership along with California Budget for All of Us, Health Access, California Immigrant Policy Center, and Western Center on Law and Poverty organized a series of state wide press conferences and rallies in opposition to Gov. Brown’s budget.
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