Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Tag: I-Hotel

Arthur, Arthur!

I was on Muni heading to my high school reunion. As an author, memory is crucial to my craft. Much of high school I have forgotten. Crowded Muni rides...

Hearing on Wiener housing bill points to the roots of this crisis

Most of the time, when San Francisco supervisors ask the board to weigh in on a state or federal issue, it’s just an agenda item at the end of...

How to save a very cool bookstore

The banks of the Seine, the tree-lined paths of Madrid's Retiro park, the side streets of Izmir, the markets of Fez ... and San Francisco's Financial District? You wouldn't expect...

Who let the I-Hotel fall?

I’m glad the Chron weighed in, however briefly, on the commemoration of the I-Hotel evictions, although the editorial the paper ran was embarrassing:  San Francisco has moved on. Terms such...

Long live the I-Hotel

Last year, SFGate posted a video segment called "This forgotten date in San Francisco history." The date in focus was August 4, 1977. The event was the eviction of...

The Agenda: Remembering the I-Hotel

On August 4, 1977, a piece of San Francisco’s heart was torn out. At midnight, the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office broke down the door of the International Hotel, the...

Sheriff evicts 100-year-old

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Office quietly showed up at the home of Iris Canada this morning at around 11:30 and changed the locks. Canada, who is 100 years old,...

Supes oppose displacement — then approve displacement

After voting for a measure to give neighborhood preference in affordable housing, board votes for giant development that neighborhood opposes By Tim Redmond The Board of Supervisors approved a plan today...

The supersizing of Soma

Massive Fifth and Mission project could lead to massive displacement. Does the Chronicle remember the I-Hotel?  By Tony Robles SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 -- August 4th marked the 38th anniversary of the...