Stories about Gavin Newsom

Public toilets—and public corruption

The Agenda: Supes want to invalidate contract pushed by Nuru -- and create new accountability measures in the wake of the widening scandal.

Wearing a mask is a political statement—that you care about community

Plus youth voting, undocumented residents on commissions -- and a major change to the way SF does affordable housing. That's The Agenda for June 22-29.

Insurance companies deny 100s of COVID claims; venues sue

Ivy Room heads lawsuit against First Mercury after hearing coronavirus business disruption isn't covered.

Judge excoriates ICE, orders inmates released

Crowded jails at Mesa Verda and Yuba City must reduce population to save lives.

Sup. Preston calls for permanent ban on evictions due to COVID-related rent debt

Bill would protect tenants -- and prevent mass displacement -- not just during but after the COVID-19 emerency.

Social distancing is the wrong term

OPINION: We need physical distancing -- and social solidarity.

Phyllis Lyon, lesbian rights icon, passes at 95

From underground 1950s gatherings to same-sex marriage victory and beyond, she lived the arc of the gay liberation movement.

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.'

Everyone has to sacrifice in these tough times — except the 1 percent

Why is nobody in the political world talking about the need for the billionaires to pay their fair share in this massive crisis?

Let’s help local artists, workers, and small businesses. Join in!

Here's a list of links to help people out of work from the coronavirus shutdown. If you are in need, please add your info in the comments.