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A second rally in support of affordable housing for displaced motel residents is happening this Thursday, Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in front of Costa Mesa City Hall, 77 Fair Dr. (across from the OC Fairgrounds).

Following the 30-minute rally, all are invited to a free movie premiere of  “Motel Stories” — a series of documentary short films produced by the CM Affordable Housing Coalition.
The screening will take place at Vanguard University (room: Smith 101), next door to City Hall. We will walk there together from the rally. Light refreshments will be served.
“Motel Stories” was filmed and edited by film students from UCI, CSU Long Beach, and Loyola Marymount University.

“Motel Stories” lets viewers see and hear from the people who call the CM Motor Inn home, revealing why they live at the motel and what they fear will happen to them when the motel is demolished to make room for luxury apartments none of them can afford.
Please join us! And spread the word. We want a huge crowd to help convince city council to require the developer to include 20 percent low income housing in the new apartments.
Any questions, contact: Kathy Esfahani at

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