Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Alex Nieto

Crime and race at the Hall of Justice

Yesterday, I sat in the Hall of Justice anticipating a wave of Stop Crime SF members who planned to pack the courtroom with the intent of sending a message...

Special Report: Ed Lee’s police legacy

Editor’s note: As the candidates for mayor discuss law enforcement, police accountability, and the future of the SFPD, it’s worth looking back at how the last mayor handled those...

No justice, no deal: Time for a better contract with the police union

Two years after the city formally committed itself to police reform, we have almost bupkis to show for it. The reason? The San Francisco Police Officers' Association, the single,...

Run for justice: Event raises money for Alex Nieto memorial

More than 100 people gathered -- and ran, and walked, and danced -- atop Bernal Hill Sunday to raise money for the memorial for Alex Nieto, a young man...

Trial date for Luis Gongora case set for Fall 2018

Around a dozen supporters and family members attended the first court hearing at the federal courthouse for Can v City and County of San Francisco. Luis Demetrio Gongora Pat,...

La Favi reigns

Natalia García a.k.a. La Favi was raised in San Francisco’s Glen Park neighborhood. She started performing as a little kid who danced in the street during the Mission’s Carnaval...

Supes approve memorial for Alex Nieto

The Police Officers Association lost a significant vote today, further isolating the organization from the mainstream of San Francisco politics. Despite an effort by Sup. Mark Farrell, the Board of...

The Agenda, Dec. 12-18: Will the supes fold on free City College?

First, let us take a moment to say: We are losing three great supervisors. John Avalos, David Campos, and Eric Mar have been the reliable left flank of the...

Cop who shot Alex Nieto involved in another shooting

San Francisco police on Monday released the names of two officers involved in the Oct. 14 shooting of Nicholas McWherter near Stern Grove. McWherter died two days later.   Police said the...

The battle for Midtown: A community housing struggle

The weekly tenant meetings of the residents of Midtown Park Apartments at the corner of Geary and Divisadero always begin and end with a prayer. For the past year,...