Stories about Homelessness
A poverty scholars national tour finds people locked up in St. Petersburg.
... plus big city contracts that never got the proper oversight, smoking weed in public -- and Scott Wiener's plan to further gentrify San Francisco. That's The Agenda for March 11-17
Tents are still being confiscated despite dangerous weather, police official admits at public hearing.
When did taking people's possessions, destroying their shelter, and leaving them to suffer in the rain become the new normal?
The 'grand bargain' for Bay Area housing is a sham -- the developers get what they want, vulnerable communities get nothing. And homelessness continues to increase.
The mayor brags that 1,000 people have left the streets since she took office. The real numbers are a bit more complicated.
Mar offers plan to fund teacher raises, and it appears the progressive supes are going along, setting up a confrontation with the mayor.
Mayor, supes have some competing priorities for money from education fund. Plus a vacancy tax -- and why we need it. That's The Agenda for Feb. 4-11.
Plus: The latest Dragon Ball Super installment, the year's second-most hype foreign film, and Freddy Krueger's sordid gay drama
Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.