Friday, September 25, 2020

Tim Redmond and Sana Saleem

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Scenes from the incredible Women’s March

Tens of thousands of women took to the streets of San Francisco on Saturday, January 20, to protest the Trump administration and encourage voters to take to the polls...

Could the gun that killed Kate Steinle have fired by accident?

The trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate today focused on the gun that fired a fatal bullet at Kate Steinle on July 1, 2015. A firearms specialist, Gerald Andrew...

15 tenants face unusual eviction in Bayview

John Brown walks slowly up to his second-floor apartment, but he doesn’t ask for help. The 68-year-old Vietnam Vet and former firefighter is happy in his one-bedroom unit in...

A devious move to oust SF’s best Police Commission member

A close political ally of Sup. Ahsha Safai who has little or no connection to local police-reform groups is trying to out the city’s best Police Commission member. Olga Miranda,...

A stunning lack of reality at Mayor Lee’s State of the City

An upbeat Mayor Ed Lee delivered a State of the City address at the old Hibernia Bank Building today that sounded like a re-election speech, loaded with a list...

Free City College passes 9-1 — will Mayor Ed Lee defy the board and the voters?

The Board of Supes, by a 9-1 majority, directly challenged Mayor Ed Lee today and appropriated funding to make City College free for all residents. That means the mayor, who...

Real estate forces fail to force a DCCC revote in D11

More than 70 community leaders from the Mission and Excelsior showed up to tell the local Democratic Party not to make a last-minute change and endorse a real-estate backed...

POA tries to hijack selection of new police chief

The deadline for applications for the job of San Francisco police chief closed Wednesday, and because the process is not exactly open, it’s hard to know how many of...

Cop who shot Jessica Williams had earlier complaint

The police sergeant who shot and killed Jessica Williams has a record of complaints filed against him with the city’s oversight agency, including one in which he was accused...

SFPD manages not to kill armed suspect

The very good news is that the man who created a four-hour standoff with police in the Tenderloin this afternoon is not dead. That, even the chief of police appears...