Stories about Dean Preston

Mayor, supervisors at odds over hotel rooms for homeless

Advocates say Breed needs to secure thousands of rooms; 'it's a matter of life and death.'

SF cops keep telling homeless people to move

'Move along' orders continue in spite of health emergency

Five supes push to put homeless in vacant hotel rooms

Plan would immediately take thousands off the streets and reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission.

Breed Administration official says moving homeless people into hotel rooms is not a priority

Head of Human Services says congregated shelter model is better; public health doctor disagrees.

Should Muni raise fares in a crisis?

MTA continues to discuss price hikes, forcing advocates to scramble to respond.

Coronavirus crisis doesn’t stop eviction cases

Landlord lawyers still demanding that courts rule against tenants and hold trials -- right now, despite shelter-at-home rules.

Supes promise protections for small businesses and gig workers

Ronen, Preston also working to block commercial and residential evictions.

SF heads toward eviction moratorium

Preston, Breed working to block landlords from throwing out tenants during coronavirus crisis.

Supes seek support for small businesses and workers

Proposal would set aside city money for zero-interest loans; mayor declines to say she will support it.

DBI director suspended in widening corruption probe

City attorney releases memo linking Tom Hui, an Ed Lee appointee, to the Mohammed Nuru scandal.