Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Crime

The Agenda, March 23-29: State budget gaps, the end of school buses — and are the SF cops shooting...

In which we outline some of the pressing issues of the week to come By Tim Redmond MARCH 23, 2015 – I found an interesting item on the news this week,...

Could Richmond be a model for police reform?

By Brett Murphy Ed. Note: In the past decade, the police department in Richmond, Calif. has undergone a dramatic transformation. Spearheaded by an openly-gay and white chief in charge of policing...

Mayor Lee’s failed housing policies — and how we can demand change in 2015

The mayor's State of the City address stressed housing -- but his actual record is dismal and his proposals won't work   By Calvin Welch JANUARY 15, 2015 -- The themes of...

BART protests, $70,000, and free speech

Should a public agency force protesters to pay the costs of a demonstration?   By Tim Redmond JANUARY 14, 2015 – In September, 1981, thousands of antinuclear protesters showed up at the...

Will a high-end shopping mall benefit Bayview Hunters Point?

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 18, 2014 -- The next stage of the redevelopment of  Hunters Point Bayview was on display  today in a sunny, almost wind-free Candlestick parking lot –...

‘But they didn’t know we were seeds:’ Dia de los Muertos in a post-Ayotzinapa Mexico

    By Caitlin Donohue MEXICO CITY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014 -- Ricardo Escobar Lazamar, a student at Mexico City’s Universidad AutĂłnoma de MĂ©xico, put down the protest sign he was embroidering to...

Is the tech-mogul attack on Campos backfiring?

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 21, 2014 -- I always suspected that the independent expenditure attack on David Campos would start to backfire. For one thing, been there done that: The...

How the Chron missed the point on the Nieto autopsy

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 -- The autopsy report on Alex Nieto was full of news; we reported some of it last week. There are lots of ways to...

The Karl Marx Tree: How Southern Pacific Railroad killed a socialist colony in the name of creating Yosemite National...

  By Marc Norton AUGUST 27, 2014 -- There has been considerable hoopla this summer around the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln putting his signature on the Yosemite Grant Act...

Holder has a compelling case in the Brown killing

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson AUGUST 21, 2014 -- Attorney General Eric Holder has a compelling federal case in the Michael Brown killing if he decides to bring civil rights charges against...