Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: governor

With Virgil’s closure, SF loses another great queer space

Owner Lila Thirkield reveals details about hurdles her beloved small bar faced as pandemic shut it down.

Good Things: STR4TA drops ‘Aspects’—plus 4 more new reasons to groove

JWORDS with a much-needed sonic cleanse, a pair of releases by Mark de Clive-Lowe, and new Gilles Peterson

Inside the COVID crisis at San Quentin

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

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.

Protest caravan demands Newsom release vulnerable prisoners

More than half the state's prison population is positive for COVID -- and they don't need to die.

Protesters arrested trying to stop evictions in San Jose

Courthouse blockade calls out judges for throwing people out of their homes in a pandemic.

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?

Give prisoners the vaccine

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

Iconic Bayview sign comes down for vital community center: Here’s its surprising history

India Basin Industrial Park's Manwaring Letters have deep artistic roots. Now stored, their future remains uncertain.