Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Crime

The Leland Yee arrest – and fallout

    By Tim Redmond MARCH 26, 2014 -- The astonishing arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee on charges that include not just campaign-money corruption but conspiring to deal illegal weapons shakes...

City Beat: Police – and political — guilt and innocence

By Tim Redmond Oh, what fun to see the Police Officers Association sending out a solicitation that ends with the phrase: "Innocent until proven guilty." I'm a big fan of that...

The battle of 16th and Mission: Inside the campaign to “clean up” the plaza and build luxury housing

  By Julia Carrie Wong MARCH 18, 2014 -- Laura Guzman, the director of  homeless services for Mission Neighborhood Health Center, had the question that was on everybody’s mind at a...

The Ellis Act, elder abuse, and a trip to the DA’s Office

By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia FEB. 11, 2014 -- On Wednesday, Feb 5, citing California Penal Code Section 368, we -- the evicted, gentrified, po'liced, elder and disabled...

Sue Hestor’s birthday and a lesson in SF environmental history

  By Tim Redmond I sat next to Sup. David Campos Saturday at the celebration of Sue Hestor's 70th birthday, and at one point he looked over at me and said:...

The Rich ride for free; the Po’ get Po’liced

  By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia "People are evading their fares. We are only here because the mayor wants to cut down on all the crime." Officer Carrasco barked at...

First Assembly debate defines the candidates – and the shape of the race

  By Tim Redmond The gloves came off, quickly, in the first debate between Sups. David Chiu and David Campos Thursday night, as the candidates presented very different pictures of their...

From the New Deal to the New Steal: The Food-Stamp-Cuts-to-Prison Pipeline

Corporate welfare already stole our taxes on the real From Politricksters to lying lawyers, social workers to akademik researchers- EVERYONE is eating from this poor people's meal By tiny, daughter of Dee,...

Should San Francisco build a new jail? It’s not an easy question

Inside the county jail at San Bruno By Tim Redmond The first thing you notice about the San Francisco County jail in San Bruno is how (relatively) chill it is. I’ve been...

Bad urbanism: Tech and planning forum misses the point

By Zelda Bronstein On Jan. 7, I went to an evening panel discussion at the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association entitled “What Urban Planning Can Learn from Tech...