Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Sana Saleem

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Sana Saleem is a writer with a focus on social justice and human stories. She's member board of advisory for the Courage Foundation, Edward Snowden's legal defense fund.

SF tells white supremacists they’re not welcome

San Francisco’s top political leaders stood this week in opposition to a right-wing group's planned rally next week at Crissy Field. At a press conference held Tuesday, Mayor Ed...

Sutter Health to shut down sub-acute care at St. Luke’s

Some 44 patients may be forced as far away as Sacramento and 72 healthcare workers  could lose their jobs since Sutter Health decided to abolish sub-acute care at St....

Fuck you and your toxic masculinity, Mr. President

I woke up this morning and saw that the Internet was buzzing with yet another one of your tweets, Mr. President. Like most other times, I scrolled the interwebs...

Perspectives: How is San Francisco dealing with owner-move-in evictions?

Perspectives: This post is part of an ongoing feature column to bring some broader perspectives. This post is a collaboration with the Bay City Beacon. Competing legislation introduced by Supervisor...

Police Commission set to discuss the effectiveness of tasers

It's back to tasers at the Police Commission where a working group is set to present its findings at Wednesday's meeting. The city has been debating whether to arm...

SF appeals court rules against revised ‘Muslim ban’

On Monday, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a preliminary injunction blocking the enforcement of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. The original ban,...

A ‘nationwide dragnet’ targets millions of immigrants

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDHM7Ef59FQ On the morning of February 28th, 2017, Fatima Avelica was getting ready to say goodbye to her father as he dropped her off at school. Instead, the 13-year-old picked...

SFPD releases footage and details of the police shooting on Market Street

On May 3rd, shortly after 11 am, Nicholas Flusche, 26,  got into a violent fight with an employee after entering a Subway restaurant on Market street. The violent tussle,...

Charges dropped against unarmed man shot and wounded by police

Remaining criminal charges against Sean Moore, 43-year-old unarmed man who was shot on the steps of his home by San Francisco police officers investigating a restraining order violation, were...

Officer involved shooting shuts down market street

A San Francisco Police officer shot a man near 5th and Market Streets Wednesday around 11.30 am officials say. Parts of Market Street are cordoned off as investigators and medical...