Monthly Archives: September 2017

Opinion: Airbnb must stop discriminating against disabled people

The hospitality giant still allows hosts to reject people with disabilities, and that needs to end

SF ‘resolves’ homeless camps — but where do the people go?

Documents show how encampments are broken up, with SFPD presence and often no notice -- but not how many residents get permanent housing

Assault on local control equals deregulation of housing

Democrats in Sacramento guarantee that real-estate interests will trump affordability

Wall prevail

Precita Eyes Muralists celebrates 40 years as SF's champion of community art -- and its artists right to define their streets

Party Radar: Let’s toast fall

Symphony Oktoberfest, Goldie, Hotline, Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, Afrolicious, Front 242, The Magician, and a goodbye party for Bubbles.

All the world’s a party

As You like It's Jeremy Bispo speaks about the party crew's huge seventh anniversary party Friday -- and the power of dance floor hugs.

Why Wiener’s housing bill undermines good policy outcomes

Recent deals at Board of Supes show that the city gets more affordable housing and more mitigation when the community has a role in the process -- exactly what Sen. Wiener wants to eliminate

Police reform hearing is all about Tasers

Sups say that Tasers undermine the whole idea of reform in the SFPD's Use of Force rules

Lessons from Stop the Draft Week 50 years ago

In 1967, protesters filled the streets of Oakland to stop the draft. Seven faced serious charges -- and their message still resonates today

Judge in Zarate case sides with prosecution on two key motions

Rambling late-night statement to cops is riddled with confusion and inaccuracy, but judge wants the jury see hear it as evidence