Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Examiner

Literary lion Ferlinghetti exits, but his community legacy roars on

Thoughts on Lawrence's passingā€”and how his heroic drive still resonates in SF, even now.

New leadership at Police Commission

After vice president who refused to put key reform items on the agenda abruptly quits, there's an opportunity for change.

The last time an SF cop was charged with killing a Black man

It was 1968. The trial was a sensation. The outcome was a disaster.

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.

Supes panel declines to reject police contract

Deal that committee members agree is deeply flawed will move forward to full board.

Giants and Warriors give their workers the boot

I got the email firing me from my job at the Giants ballpark on Monday evening, July 27. On Tuesday evening I learned from the San Francisco Examiner website...

Finally, a monument to a victim of police violence

For the first time in history, San Francisco will soon have a permanent monument to a person of color killed by the police. I was up on Bernal Hill the...

Tenants harassed by construction work during COVID

In her 27 years as a tenant on Leavenworth, Andrea Carla Michaels has had few issues with any of her landlords. Now she is the only one of six tenants...

Screen Grabs: Revisit the glitzy disaster of ‘Showgirls’

During a week in which a nation-shaking epidemic shutdown has managed to become a concern secondary to curfews, social chaos, and military-dictatorship-type responses to protests against police violenceā€¦which public...

Which side of the ‘house divided’ are you on?

This morning I made the dire mistake of reading twitter comments on a San Francisco Chronicle report of protesters at SF Mayor London Breed's house. The tenor was "These...