Thursday, October 29, 2020

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The virus of poverty

I was born into a deadly Virus No it wasn’t in the time of MERS, Ebola or Osiris -  It was a disease that kills- that colonizers pretends won’t make you...

Moms4Housing stand up to eviction

UPDATE: The Sheriff's Office forcibly evicted the Moms this morning. https://twitter.com/LeftSentThis/status/1217138736560930817 Dominique Walker issued the following statement: “We’ve heard from people all over the world who are inspired by our nonviolent civil...

Eviction, elder abuse, and homelessness

“I am being evicted from the home I was evicted to. I don’t know where to go now. I want to come back to Oakland, but if I do...

Who can ask for anything more? A review of Tony Bennett in San Jose

Dear Mr. Bennett, I rarely dress up. Outside of a funeral, you’d never see me in a tie. So when I found out you were coming to The Civic National Theater in...

‘Take back our lives:’ The words of poverty scholars

May 2 marks the 10-year anniversary of the passing of poet Al Robles. Al Robles was conferred much respect as a poverty scholar of POOR Magazine and remains an...

Supes refuse to allow building owners to profit from evicting senior

The Board of Supes sent a clear message today that people who evict seniors shouldn’t get a lucrative permit to turn former apartments into condos. The vote was 10-1, with...

Supes asked to allow condos where centenarian was evicted

The owners of a Page Street building who evicted a centenarian who died shortly after losing her home are asking the Board of Supes to overturn a decision denying them the...

Campaign Trail: Leno blasts Breed’s housing record

Mark Leno kicked the mayor’s race into another gear this week when he released an ad and held a press conference directly challenging Sup. London Breed on her housing...

The Agenda: Taxing Uber and Lyft …

THE AGENDA There’s not a lot going on at City Hall this week; everyone seems to be too busy campaigning. But Sup. Aaron Peskin is introducing an interesting resolution...

The Agenda: Ron Conway gets his way

Two of the leading candidates for mayor told me this week that they think something went very wrong with the Planning Department’s decision to move forward the application for...