The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

Day 2 of senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson; Russian forces enter city of Maripul, Ukraine President calls for ceasefire; Tenants warn of eviction surge as state’s rent relief program expires in 10 days

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

  • Day 2 of senate confirmation hearing for President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.
  • Russian forces enter city of Maripul, where 200,000 people are trapped.
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of kidnapping 2,398 children, forcing them into Russia.
  • Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appeals for a peace deal.
  • United Nations Secretary General calls for end to Russia’s “absurd” war, says Ukrainians are in a “living hell.”
  • Thousands of volunteers descend on Poland to provide humanitarian aid to Ukrainian refugees.
  • Tenants warn of eviction surge, as California’s rental relief program and COVID-19 eviction protections end in 10 days and 275,000 rent relief applicants have yet to receive it.
  • San Francisco Supervisors unanimously approve temporary moratorium on parcel delivery services, after Amazon proposes 275,000 square foot warehouse.
  • Richmond city council rejects controversial plan that would fund development of 2,000 high end luxury condos at Point Molate.
  • Tornadoes rip through Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mississippi-at least 1 dead.

Official photo of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.

 

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