June 26, 2014 Slideshows

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Tenants and community advocates rally at the home of Diego Deleo who is facing eviction 

80-year old Diego Deleo faces eviction after living for 30 years at 566 Chestnut Street.
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Erin McElroy, 31 (L) and Benito Santiago, 63, encourage the rally attendees to chant "What do we want? Tenant rights! When do we want it? Now!".
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A map that allegedly shows recent Ellis Act evictions in San Francisco is displayed on the sidewalk in front of the home where Diego Deleo resides.
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Elizabeth Gerringer, a 40-year resident of San Francisco, sings along with the group gathered at Diego Deleo's residence.
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A group gathers in front of 566 Chestnut Street to support Diego Deleo in his fight against an Ellis Act eviction.
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Diego Deleo recites his poem “Sequoias”.
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David Chiu, San Francisco Boards of Supervisors (L) greets Diego Deleo.
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Protesters march from 566 Chestnut Street, Deleo's residence, to La Rocca's Corner, a bar owned by Deleo's landlord Martin Coyne, at 957 Columbus Avenue.
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Protesters march from 566 Chestnut Street, Deleo's residence, to La Rocca's Corner, a bar owned by Deleo's landlord Martin Coyne, at 957 Columbus Avenue.
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Protesters march from 566 Chestnut Street, Deleo's residence, to La Rocca's Corner, a bar owned by Deleo's landlord Martin Coyne, at 957 Columbus Avenue.
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A patron of La Rocca's Corner reacts to the protesters gathering in front of the bar.
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Diego Deleo (L) speaks with Mike Ruddy, the owner of La Rocca's Corner on 957 Columbus Avenue.
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Protesters gather in front of La Rocca's Corner, a bar owned by Martin Coyne, Deleo's landlord.
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Protesters gather in front of La Rocca's Corner, a bar owned by Martin Coyne, Deleo's landlord.
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Patrons of La Rocca's Corner chant "Diego is a liar".
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Protesters gather in front of La Rocca's Corner, a bar owned by Martin Coyne, Deleo's landlord.
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Erin McElroy, 31 (L) and Benito Santiago, 63, encourage the rally attendees to chant "What do we want? Tenant rights! When do we want it? Now!".
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