Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: Gavin Newsom

Inside the COVID crisis at San Quentin

A view from behind bars as the disease spread and officials looked the other way.

It takes a city to open the schools

Testing, tracking, vaccines -- and Muni! -- have to be part of the plan, and neoliberal leadership isn't going to help.

SF moved people onto Treasure Island despite serious toxic dangers

Navy and its contractors gave inaccurate info on chemicals and radiation as development of housing moved forward, data at hearing shows.

Covering up workplace COVID

The law says employers have to report virus outbreaks and health departments have to make that public. It hasn't happened.

Newsom housing deal leaves tenants at risk

Legislation would give landlords state bailout money -- but includes no provisions for future tenant protections.

Newsom budget hurts environmental justice programs

Shouldn't utilities -- not communities of color -- be paying for better fire prevention?

Growth machine wins big in Berkeley

Mayor who ran as a progressive sides with developer-friendly plan for Adeline Corridor.

Give prisoners the vaccine

Prisons and jails are COVID super-spreaders -- and that makes all of us less safe.

State auditor attacks local land-use authority

Study of housing agency finances veers into politically disputed territory.

‘Throwing us out like garbage’

SIP hotel residents say the city's not living up to its promises -- and contracts.