Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: Care Not Cash

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

A story is unfolding in the District Five supervisor race, ignored by the news media, that illustrates the contradiction between narrative and fact that underlies so much of current...

Conservatorship: The new ‘ugly laws’

“This (conservatorship law) sounds like slavery to me,” Memphis, houseless poverty skola reporter for POOR Magazine’s RoofLESS radio, reported after a terrifying town hall on SB1045, the new anti-poor people...

A letter from the Gavster

I don’t know why I am on the Gavin Newsom for Governor fundraising email list, but I am, and it’s kind of fun. Last week, he sent out a “survey,”...

Can we actually solve homelessness?

I told Audrey Cooper, the editor of the Chronicle, that 48hills would once again participate in the ongoing media series on homelessness in San Francisco. So (perhaps a bit...

Tents and the homeless wait list

You have probably notice that it's cold and rainy out. For a lot of us, that means waterproof coats and boots. And staying inside. The mayor and the voters who...

Homelessness: the media’s big problem

  These are some of the headlines we saw in the San Francisco Chronicle this past year: “San Francisco’s summer of urine and drug-addicted homeless.” “Amid rising disgust, SF scrambles to flush...

Why are so many people homeless in SF?

Editors note: The SF Chronicle is leading an effort to get local news media to report on homelessness this week. We are happy to be involved -- and to...

The sick politics of the Farrell-Wiener anti-homeless measures

The key to understanding the two homeless and street crime ballot measures sponsored at the last minute by Sups. Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener is that neither of them...

The sick politics behind the Farrell and Wiener anti-homeless measures

The key to understanding the two homeless and street crime ballot measures sponsored at the last minute by Sups. Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener is that neither of them...

Sunshine advocates oppose “open government” measure

Plan by David Lee draws fire from people who have spent their lives trying to improve public access to public meetings.  By Tim Redmond AUGUST 19, 2015 – San Francisco politicians,...