Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: Cars

Oakland moms make national statement with housing victory

In a huge victory that may change the way Oakland (and other cities) looks at vacant housing, homeless mothers who took over an empty property in Oakland announced on...

With ‘Butterfly Effect’ choreographer Krissy Keefer caps decades of eco-activism

For more than four decades, Dance Brigade’s co-founder and award-winning Artistic Director Krissy Keefer has been a voice in the wilderness, warning audiences around the country about the devastating...

Police Commission votes against using cops to address homelessness

SAN FRANCISCO — Police commissioners unanimously voted to pass a resolution Wednesday to address homelessness through healthcare professionals and social workers rather than police. The resolution calls on the mayor and...

Moms4Housing stand up to eviction

UPDATE: The Sheriff's Office forcibly evicted the Moms this morning. https://twitter.com/LeftSentThis/status/1217138736560930817 Dominique Walker issued the following statement: “We’ve heard from people all over the world who are inspired by our nonviolent civil...

Bingeing on dystopia: The politico-cultural decade in review

Gore Vidal once remarked that the three saddest words in the English language were “Joyce Carol Oates,” but from the vantage point of late December 2019, it’s actually “decade...

The violence of wealth-hoarding

Your ambivalence is violence Your paralysis is more homelessness Your hoarding creates our  impoverished life story I have shared with descendants of wealth-hoarders, land stealers who know that something is wrong -- that...

More details emerge in Mission police shooting

We learned a lot more Tuesday night about the shooting of Jamaica Hampton – and it was, at best, disturbing. Chief Bill Scott released at a town hall meeting a...

OPINION: Golf courses or affordable housing?

Despite all the public concern over the affordable housing crisis, and an alphabet soup of ballot and bond measures in recent years intended to address it, San Francisco has...

Breaking: New dramatic details in Mission police shooting

Since Saturday, the San Francisco police have told the news media and the community almost nothing about the officer-involved shooting at 23rdand Mission. Even the name of the victim...

Screen Grabs: Fake news from Clint Eastwood and Imelda Marcos

As impeachment proceedings move forward, suggesting there might yet be room for truth in politics after all, the week’s major new commercial arrival (apart from family fantasy sequel Jumanji:...