Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: criminal justice

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

On Saturday afternoon, eight Democratic presidential hopefuls appeared for MoveOn’s “Big Ideas Forum” in San Francisco. Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Cory Booker, Congressman Beto O’Rourke, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary Julián Castro,...

Tenant representation and spy technology

The Board of Supes Rules Committee will consider Monday/15 two items with both immediate and long-term policy and political significance – Mayor Breed’s latest appointment to the Rent Board...

Large, enthusiastic crowd welcomes Bernie Sanders to San Francisco

Adults, teens, children and their pets gathered in Green Meadow Park near Fort Mason on a sunny Sunday afternoon March 24. Sen. Bernie Sanders greeted thousands of supporters as...

Breed may not be opposed in November—but her policies will be

Things can change quickly in San Francisco politics, but for the moment, it appears that Mayor London Breed will not have a serious challenger in November. It's expensive and...

Public Defender Jeff Adachi dies

Jeff Adachi, who built the San Francisco Public Defender's Office into one of the best in the country, has died at 59. His death, apparently of a heart attack, shocked...

An ethics pledge for the district attorney race

Two candidates for district attorney, Chesa Boudin and Leif Dautch, have created an ethics pledge for the campaign, and it takes us further toward making the city’s chief law...

Screen Grabs: Dig deeper into ‘made in China’ at SFMoMA film series

One of the world’s largest movie markets, China nonetheless has an odd relationship towards the international film market. Stringently limited number of foreign films are allowed to screen there each year....

A progressive candidate files for DA, opening up the 2019 race

Since the day George Gascon announced he’s not running for re-election as district attorney, progressives involved in the criminal justice system have been wondering where to go. Suzy Loftus,...

Puff: The doctor done told me

So US Surgeon General Jerome Adams finally said it. The most authoritative medical opinion in America stated that the government should rethink its stance on cannabis as a Schedule...

The spy cameras you didn’t know about in Golden Gate Park

Just inside Golden Gate Park, not far from where Haight Street dead-ends at Stanyan, Alvord Lake offers a quiet, shady spot to relax, walk your dog or watch the...