The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – August 9, 2016

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Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg rallies with other anti-nuclear protesters at the Lawrence Livermore Lab on the 71st anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. Donald Trump suffers more Republican defections — the latest to say she won’t support him is Maine Senator Susan Collins. Environmental and health advocates urge Governor Jerry Brown to stop the irrigation of California crops with oil waste water.  Tenants in Alameda want an end to no-fault evictions in the city. They’ve qualified a measure for the November ballot, but the City Council votes 3-2 to put a competing weaker measure on the ballot enshrining an ordinance the councilmembers approved earlier this spring. Activists call for the District Attorneys in  Alameda, San Francisco and Contra Costa Counties to prosecute police officers in a sex crime scandal. Some Oakland officers had sex with the young woman when she was a sexually exploited minor.

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