Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: George Gascon

SF district attorney wants to keep cop videos secret

    Public defender Jeff Adachi is unhappy about an attempt to squelch public access to police video By Tim Redmond JUNE 6, 2014 -- District Attorney George Gascon is trying to keep...

Tom’s Town: Support for sex workers and ending the War on Drugs

By Tom Temprano This week SF Weekly ran a cover story on now defunct sex-worker serving organization Solace SF. The gist of the story is that a well-intentioned woman used...

The Ellis Act, elder abuse, and a trip to the DA’s Office

By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia FEB. 11, 2014 -- On Wednesday, Feb 5, citing California Penal Code Section 368, we -- the evicted, gentrified, po'liced, elder and disabled...

Sex workers launch a bold strategy to overturn prostitution laws – in the courts

By Tim Redmond A sex-worker rights group based in San Francisco is teaming up with a high-profile First Amendment lawyer from the Midwest to launch a legal strategy aimed at...

Should San Francisco build a new jail? It’s not an easy question

Inside the county jail at San Bruno By Tim Redmond The first thing you notice about the San Francisco County jail in San Bruno is how (relatively) chill it is. I’ve been...

Why is the SF DA trying a 14-year-old as an adult?

By Tim Redmond On June 24, 2103, an SUV pulled up near a Muni shelter at West Point Road and Middle Point Road in Hunters Point. According to video images...