Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: George Gascon

Activists decry district attorney over charges in anti-Trump demo

A group of activists who protested President Trump's inauguration on January 20, 2017 are now denouncing the District Attorney George Gascon for pressing criminal charges.Ā  The 11 activists will be...

Sup. Ahsha SafaĆ­ introduces resolution against Trump’s so-called Muslim BanĀ 

District 11 Supervisor Ahsha Safai announced his intention to introduce a resolutionĀ opposing President Trump's Muslim ban at Tuesday's board meeting. Safai's resolutionĀ is backed by Mayor Ed Lee and comes at...

#120hours Day 2: Protestors tell district attorney ‘do your job’

On the second day of the #120hours of action, 11 San Francisco natives are still sitting in across the road from City Hall. Tents were taken down and folded...

#120hours Day 1: Activist camp in front of City Hall

  As part of the Bay Area #120hoursĀ of action to markĀ #MLKDAYĀ and the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Trump, protestors occupied space outside Civic Center Plaza with tents on Monday night. Activists...

The Agenda, Jan. 9-16: Party with 48hills, a new Board of Supes …

We open this Agenda with an invite and a plea: On Thursday/19, 48hills will celebrate, so to speak, the new year and offer a chance to party one last...

The Agenda, Jan 2-9, 2018: Reforming the Democratic Party, organizing against Trump …

Let me guess: You probably donā€™t know who represents you in the California Democratic Party. Iā€™m not talking about our state Assembly or Senate members; they represent us in...

Dramatic video shows BART cops beating innocent man

Dramatic new video footage from BART Police body cameras shows in detail how a young African American man was restrained and beaten by officers after being stopped for an...

What the police won’t tell you about the Amilcar Lopez killing

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon says heā€™s about to announce his long-awaited decision about whether to charge the officers who killed Amilcar Perez Lopez with murder. Ā  Since Amilcarā€™s...

Criminal justice and mental illness: What’s SF’s answer?

A hearing today on the prospect of a new criminal justice-mental health facility in San Francisco brought up a couple of key issues that will define the debate over...

Will the courts legalize sex work?

A sex-worker advocacy group has filed what could be a dramatic precedent-setting appeal in federal court, seeking a ruling that would overturn the laws against prostitution. The case is based...