Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Health Care

Identity theft in San Francisco

  San Francisco General nurses, to whom it may concern Please answer several questions; I'd really like to learn They've told you what to call it, though you make its mission real This...

Five supes join rally against new jail

First, they say, reject a new lockup-- then look for alternatives By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 17, 2015 -- Four supervisors showed up on the steps of City Hall Monday to rally...

The attack on local zoning control

  DECEMBER 8, 2015 -- My last story about the continuing power struggle between the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission ended with a question: do...

The hidden tragedy of transgender seniors

A generation that transitioned in the 1960s and 1970s is locked out of the US health-care system By Liana Aghajanian NOVEMBER 19, 2015 -- In the rural Pacific Northwest, 50 miles...

Anger, sadness, hope as St. James Infirmary forced out

San Francisco's beloved sex worker health clinic will have to find a new home after losing its building, but a fundraising campaign looks to the future.  By Caitlin Donohue OCTOBER 21,...

What the next homeless director needs to do

Let's make a plan to put 6,000 homeless people into housing. It's something the city can do By Jennifer Friedenbach In my 20 years of working on homeless issues in San...

Homeland Security: The new morals police?

Are we going back to the days when the cops raided queer clubs and harassed street queens? by Tommi Avicolli Mecca AUGSUST 31, 2015 -- “What the hell?!” I screamed at...

Big rally for single-payer health care

Hundreds march in Oakland for "Medicare for all" By Tim Redmond JULY 30, 2015 -- Hundreds of people filled Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland today as part of what will be...

Major HIV success reported in SF — but what about the people who were kicked out?

As many as 20 percent of HIV-positive people have left SF in the past five years. Is the housing crisis skewing the numbers?   By Marke B.  JULY 13, 2015 --...

Undocumented youth under immense stress, study finds

Fear of law enforcement creates mental-health issues, UCLA researchers report By Viji Sundaram APRIL 27, 2015 -- Fear followed Alberto Velazquez every time he left the apartment he shared with his mother...