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Moms 4 Housing home sells for $587,500, will become homeless housing

Nearly a year after Moms 4 Housing became a national sensation by squatting in an empty West Oakland home, the group on Friday announced another victory: That house will soon become the first of many that members hope to turn into housing for homeless mothers.



a group of people standing in front of a crowd posing for the camera: OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 9: Dominique Walker and Carroll Fife of Moms 4 Housing sign a symbolic deed, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in front of the advocacy group's new home on Magnolia Street in West Oakland that they occupied illegally for two months last year. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)


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OAKLAND, CA – OCTOBER 9: Dominique Walker and Carroll Fife of Moms 4 Housing sign a symbolic deed, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in front of the advocacy group’s new home on Magnolia Street in West Oakland that they occupied illegally for two months last year. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)

After months of negotiations with corporate owner Wedgewood, Oakland Community Land Trust bought the Magnolia Street house for $587,500. Now, Moms 4 Housing intends to turn it into a transitional home where mothers can stay while looking for jobs, getting their credit in order and finding permanent housing.

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Geena Davis Sells Pacific Palisades Home

Geena Davis’s Pacific Palisades property spent less than two months on the market before selling for $5.63 million, the Los Angeles Times reports. The Mediterranean-style mansion, situated on a cul-de-sac overlooking Sunset Boulevard, has served as the actor’s home for 13 years and has undergone some renovations under her watch—namely a remodeled chef’s kitchen.

The exterior of the home, however, has largely remained the same, with charming ivy draped over the three-car garage, adding a nice pop of color against the cream-colored stucco and seafoam green doors. Inside, there’s an eclectic assortment of colors and textures, with a front foyer boasting patterned antique Italian floor tiles and a living room with a dramatic fireplace carved to resemble the Roman god Neptune. The updated kitchen features red brick floor tiles, deep stone gray countertops, bright blue cabinetry, and patterned tile backsplash. Other common living areas include a window-lined formal dining space,

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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Sells 264,204 Shares of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board lowered its position in Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) by 60.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 174,715 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after selling 264,204 shares during the period. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s holdings in Lowe’s Companies were worth $23,607,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in LOW. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado increased its position in Lowe’s Companies by 3.9% in the 1st quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 144,989 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $12,476,000 after acquiring an additional 5,436 shares in the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its position in Lowe’s Companies by 14.4% in the

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