Sam Levin

Journalist (California)
Reporter. Staff writer at the East Bay Express in California.

Links: @SamTLevin | (Current as of: June 11, 2015)


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California judge who mocked blind man emblematic of failed traffic court system

Sam Levin
Guardian
October 20, 2016
Judge Taylor Culver is accused of ‘willful misconduct’ by the state’s commission on judicial performance, providing a rare window into how police agencies and courts use traffic courts to target low-income people.

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Low-income families face eviction as building ‘rebrands’ for Facebook workers

Sam Levin
Guardian
September 21, 2016
A Silicon Valley apartment complex wants to attract high-income tenants who work at top tech firms – but critics ask, what is the human cost?

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California Traffic Tickets Amnesty Program Leaves Many Behind

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland, CA)
November 11, 2015
The state's initiative to help low-income drivers overcome excessive traffic court debts is failing the most vulnerable residents — and advocates say the East Bay courts' policies are particularly unjust.

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Low-Income Tenants to be Directly Displaced by Development in El Cerrito

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland, CA)
July 7, 2015
An El Cerrito townhome development is displacing longtime tenants from an affordable RV park.

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California Adopts Traffic Court Reform, But Fails to Address Major Obstacle for Low-Income Drivers

Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland, CA)
June 9, 2015
Story about how new rules instituted in California's traffic courts and how a major part was overlooked.



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