Thursday, November 26, 2020

Jeantelle Laberinto

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The Brandon Lee shooting, one year later

Thursday marked one year since the failed assassination attempt on Brandon Lee, a San Francisco native who was shot outside of his home in the Ifugao province of the...

Should Muni raise fares in a crisis?

Transit justice advocates in San Francisco are left with more questions after San Francisco ordered a “shelter-in-place” directive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This public health emergency overlaps with...

Teacher’s Union endorses Wiener opponent for state Senate

The March State Senate primary in San Francisco is heating up. Jackie Fielder, the Indigenous-Mexicana queer activist who has been involved in the campaign for a public bank in San...

SF could have a public bank by 2020

San Francisco is moving closer to having its own public bank. Today, Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer, alongside the San Francisco Public Bank Coalition, gathered on the steps of City Hall...

Human rights advocate shot in Philippines returns to SF

Brandon Lee, a Chinese-American San Francisco native and human rights advocate, returned home this weekend nearly three months after his attempted assassination in the Philippines. Brandon and his mother Louise...

Filipino language access still lacking in SF

In 2014, San Francisco certified Filipino as the city’s official third language. Under the Language Access Ordinance, this certification should have signaled a full implementation of Filipino as a...

DA candidate calls for reshaping criminal justice system

San Francisco District Attorney candidate and Deputy Public Defender Chesa Boudin stood alongside criminal justice reform advocates today to announce a racial bias policy that he said would fundamentally...

Fighting Trump’s bill to keep immigrants from any public assistance

The Trump administration’s latest string of changes to immigration policy have created widespread confusion and fear for immigrant communities -- but organizers are fighting back. Advocates and Congressional leaders have...

Sanders comes to SF to talk about ending student debt

Sen. Bernie Sanders held a town hall in San Francisco on Friday to discuss one of his campaign’s major promises: canceling student debt. An excited and packed crowd of more...

SF community rallies to support Brandon Lee, shot in the Philippines

Earlier this month, Brandon Lee, a San Francisco native and human rights advocate, was shot by unknown assailants outside of his home in Ifugao, a province in the northern...