Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: Fires

On the streets, after the Oakland fire

“All fire victims will have to leave the “temporary shelter” with or without any money or housing on April 6th,” reported Audrey Candy Corn, POOR Magazine reporter, single mama of...

Can burned-out SRO housing units be saved?

This is what we all feared after the huge fire on 29th and Mission. A building with a (great) taco place, and a greatly missed neighborhood hardware store burned down,...

Homelessness and colonial media

"The Homeless caused the fires, they are always leaving trash and causing a mess everywhere they go," read the headline scrolling across the screen under the KTVUinvestigates2 banner....

Is SF done with Pocha Nostra? (Is Pocha Nostra done with SF?)

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO -- Logistically and philosophically, being a trans-border radical performance art troupe is not simple. The Bay Area-based Pocha Nostra troupe, led by San Francisco legend Guillermo...

A 99-year-old still faces eviction

Carved into the skin of SF's black community is a desecration, a lack of recognition of the sacred. This desecration is being levied upon Iris Canada, a 99-year-old elder...

San Francisco residents demand resources to address housing crisis

Coalitions of community, racial and economic justice, and housing groups including Jobs with Justice, the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment, Mission Economic Development Agency, and Mission SRO Collaborative...

Another fire destroys more low-cost housing in the Mission

The huge, roaring fire at 29th and Mission this afternoon was yet another conflagration in a neighborhood where big fires – and tenant displacement as a result – have...

The Agenda, March 28-April 3, 2016: Why developers can’t cry poverty

Most of the city seems to be on Spring Break this week; the supes aren’t meeting, most of the commissions aren’t meeting, and the public schools are closed. But...

Yosemite burning — all around us

Why did nobody warn visitors that the Park Service was setting fires? Is it all about making money? By Marc Norton OCTOBER 21, 2015 – Last week, on Thursday, October 15,...

The Agenda, Oct. 12-Oct. 18: Are we really better off after five years of Ed Lee?

The question that isn't getting asked in this mayoral race. Plus: Remembering a deadly case of landlord arson from a much earlier era of gentrification in the Mission By Tim...