Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Asian Law Caucus

Old school Chinatown funk? 50 years of Jest Jammin’ with Rev. Norman Fong

ALL EARS If you’re not nostalgic for Chinatown nightlife circa 1970, it’s probably because you don’t know about it. Despite the passing of civil rights and immigration laws, it was...

Is everyone at City Hall incompetent?

I will stipulate that the BART Station at 16thStreet is dirty. But it seems a bit of a stretch to say that because of that problem, San Francisco’s entire...

BREAKING: SFPD pulling out of controversial Joint Terrorism Task Force with FBI

The San Francisco Police Department announced on Wednesday that it will be pulling out of the Joint Action Task Force, a controversial co-operation with the FBI.  A Joint Terrorism Task...

Sup. Ahsha SafaĂ­ introduces resolution against Trump’s so-called Muslim Ban 

District 11 Supervisor Ahsha Safai announced his intention to introduce a resolution opposing President Trump's Muslim ban at Tuesday's board meeting. Safai's resolution is backed by Mayor Ed Lee and comes at...

“I hope I can be re-united with my brother” — Iranian American awaits

Koosha Seyvani and his mother have been waiting for Hussain Seyvani since the early hours this morning. Hussain, who is Iranian, landed in San Francisco at 6 am.  "My brother...
sanctuary

Trump orders to strip federal dollars for sanctuary cities; is SF up for the fight?

 On Thursday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement's officers visited a home in San Francisco’s Mission allegedly looking for a "sex offender" sought for deportation. This came a day after President Trump signed...

Watching the SFPD and FBI in the Trump Era

Citing serious concerns, particularly in the coming Trump Era Bay-area civil rights groups are calling on the San Francisco Police Department to be more open about its relationships with...

Lawsuit against Burma Superstar: “Think of the life of people who make your food”

Former employees of Burma Superstar are speaking out about the labor lawsuit that was filed last week against the popular eatery claiming wage violations and a brutal work environment. William...
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi

A heated battle over tasers in San Francisco

The annual San Francisco Public Defender's Justice Summit Wednesday focused on the police department's use of force policy -- and the potential introduction of Tasers to the San Francisco...

Sharing economy execs sued for cheating nanny out of wages

Sexual harassment charges also part of lawsuit against senior employees of Airbnb and Uber, which encourage lawbreaking as the essence of their business model By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 7, 2015 –...