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SF tenants deliver 'coal' to landlords suing to evict them

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A group of opponents to an eviction at an apartment building in San Francisco went to the Redwood City homes of two owners to deliver them lumps of coal December 12.

Well, not actual coal — plastic "coal." "It was symbolic," said Paul Mooney, a gay 51-year-old resident of a majority-LGBTQ apartment building next to Mission Dolores Park, who said he bought the holiday gift himself. "Eviction is hard enough to go through, but having it during the holidays made me think about what that meant, so I thought it was a symbolic gesture about how we felt about the situation." As the Bay Area Reporter previously reported, the building at 3661 19th Street is a 12-unit, rent-controlled complex that was bought by two limited liability corporations in

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