Who are the real hoarders?

'Hoarding' is considered a disease -- if you're poor and live in a tiny room. The rich call it 'collecting.'

On the streets, after the Oakland fire

Poor people who lost their homes have nowhere else to go -- and the political establishment isn't helping

The spirit of Standing Rock

Bringing the lessons of the water protectors to the unhoused around the country

Homelessness and colonial media

People who live without houses are treated as social outcasts -- and that has an impact

Mamas fight for justice for their African sons

After months of community protests, marches, and demands, an arrest in made in a quadruple homicide in the Western Addition

For homeless people, normal life becomes ‘dangerous’

Eating, dreaming, reading, sitting, contemplating, resting, talking, working, chilling, convening, kissing, and god forbid, even having sexual relations are suddenly criminal when you don't have a private home

The tragedy of poverty

How crushing stress and an uncaring system drive poor women to "bad" acts

‘Lowrider Lawyers’ put the city on trial

New movie uses music, humor, and truth to address the killing of Alex Nieto.

The Ellis Act, elder abuse, and a trip to the DA’s Office

By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia FEB. 11, 2014 -- On Wednesday, Feb 5, citing California Penal Code Section 368, we -- the evicted,...