Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Fires

If PG&E caused the fires, it wouldn’t be the first time

Let us consider, for a moment, the cause of the fires that have devastated the North Bay and Wine Country. The conditions were clearly ripe for a disaster — an...

Party Radar: Fundraisers for North Bay fires, Puerto Rico, Mexico

PARTY RADAR Another devastating tragedy, another round of climate change refugees who will most likely rely on monetized crowdfunding platforms to survive and recover. But while the fires up north...

The climate apocalypse is upon us

We were in Sebastopol a few hours before the fires started. Lovely Sunday afternoon, visiting an old friend, a few cheeseburgers and fries, a walk in the park, a...

The Agenda, July 24-30: Undemocratic voting, municipal broadband …

The bill that would limit citizen initiatives against development is now in the state Senate, and will be heard in committee in August. The SF supes will vote again...

Should Uber be shut down?

Everyone’s talking about Uber’s latest problems with management style, sexual harassment, company culture … and CEO Travis Kalanick, who embodied all of that, has been forced out. Big investors hope...

Maybe nurses should run the world

My union nurse colleague Helen voted for Donald Trump and loves to shoot guns. Helen believes that nurses deserve respect and need to be active in their union. Helen loves...

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...