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Dont let a 14 acre community farm in South Central LA turn into a Wal-Mart warehouse!

South Central Farmers' eviction stayed for one week

South Central Los Angeles, CA, March 6, 2006 - Last Friday and today, several tenants of the 41st and Alameda farm site filed a form at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department claiming a right of possession to the property. Today, these tenants submitted the form they filed with the Sheriff's Department to the Los Angeles Superior Court. The Court scheduled a hearing on March 13, 2006, to decide the tenants' claim that they have a right to be in possession of the property. Filing the claim of right to possession means that evictions should not take place until at least March 13, 2006.

The farmers and their supporters are still planning actions throughout the week to put pressure on the mayor and the city council to save the farm.
This struggle is going on right now. For 13 years, this land has been the site a a community gardening project. Thanks to a shady deal between the city and scumbag developer Ralph Horowitz, resident gardeners face eviction. Here is a synopsis of the garden's history and a list of various officials and others to write letters to:

 link to www.southcentralfarmers.com

Check out the rest of the website www.southcentralfarmers.com for more information. Also, there are regular updates about protests and other activities relating to the farm on  http://la.indymedia.org/
Wal-o-caust must be stopped! 08.Mar.2006 17:19

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