Monday, May 17, 2021

COVID

Moscone vaccination site is fast and efficient

Downtown site distributes 6000 COVID shots per day, but there's no reason to be daunted by smooth process

Inside the SIP hotels saga

How activists and some supes forced the city to put homeless people in hotel rooms.

Judge upholds gag order on SF Bay View editor

Malik Washington now faces sanctions -- and maybe a return to prison -- for telling the press and public about a COVID outbreak at a private halfway house.

Will Cuba have faster vaccinations than the US?

The tiny island nation with universal health care has its own vaccine, and could protect its people before the US does.

Gig drivers demand better safety gear

Uber keeps getting richer -- but drivers say they lack masks, cleaning equipment.

No cell phone? No vaccine.

Seniors who aren't tech-savvy and don't have cell phones are completely left out of the vaccination process in SF.

We can reimagine the post-COVID San Francisco

The future should be up to us -- not the corporate overlords who have controlled city planning for decades.

Inside the COVID crisis at San Quentin

A view from behind bars as the disease spread and officials looked the other way.

Bay View editor won’t face immediate discipline for holding press conference

Malik Washington could have faced a return to prison, but at the urging of a federal judge any action has been postponed.

Editor sues over gag rule at private prison in Tenderloin

Keith Malik Washington, who runs the SF Bay View, was punished for telling a reporter about a COVID outbreak at a halfway house operated by the Geo Group.