Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tag: Civic Center

The year in homeless policy

A few successes and a lot of failures as people on the streets stayed at risk during the pandemic.

If SF bans smoking weed in your apartment, where could you get high?

Bill would criminalize pot smoking for a large part of the city's population.

The Agenda: The eviction tsunami begins

Local courts will start to hear cases Monday; tenant groups plan protest.

People’s March on Pride: Reclaiming the streets and looking fierce

A 2020 Pride faerytale: First Pride was cancelled and almost everyone was sad. The glowing Pink Triangle in the sky offered some gorgeous solace, but it seemed to all...

We’re all outside agitators at this point

We all knew America was a powder keg and, we all knew it had to blow up. Endless police or vigilante violence against Black and Brown people – executed...

Breed orders repeated homeless sweeps, text messages show

Mayor London Breed routinely texts Police Chief Bill Scott and orders him to clear out homeless encampments, particularly in areas she frequents, public records recently released show. I have no...

Asian American women artists on creativity, activism—and COVID racism

While the Asian Art Museum, like other arts institutions, is closed during the COVID crisis, the staff is stepping up its museuming from home, offering many digital programs, including...

Safe sleeping spaces — or cages?

C.A.R.E. For the homeless On some street In Saint Pete Looks like A cage For people.... -- excerpt of the poem People Cages by Dee Allen /Po Poet “It feels like we are back in prison,” said...

First sanctioned tent city opens in SF

San Francisco's first city-sanctioned safe sleeping site began operations yesterday afternoon. The site, referred to as the Safe Sleeping Village, has 50 spaces for tents to be pitched six...

SF Pride Parade and Celebration cancelled on 50th anniversary

San Francisco Pride announced today that it is cancelling this year's June Parade and Celebration—the largest in the Western United States—as COVID continues to take its toll. (Pride now...