Sunday, January 17, 2021

Tag: Jail

We’re taking a short summer break

By Tim Redmond 48hills is taking a short summer vacation break. Since we’re such a small operation, with minimal staff, the only way we (well, I) get any time off...

The Gay Shame 3 are out — and questioning Kink.com’s version of events

By Tim Redmond JULY 3, 2014 -- The three queer activists who spent time in jail after a protest over a "prison fantasy" party have been released, with the charges...

Protesters in jail after Kink.com “prison party”

By Erin McElroy JUNE 30, 2014 -- Seven queer activists were arrested on Saturday night, June 28th, following a protest against a San Francisco Pride prison-themed Kink.com party. The seven arrested...

City beat: parking spaces for sale and mandatory jail time for sex workers

The city attorney is going after an app that auctions off parking spaces. Photo by Luke Thomas/Fog City Journal By Tim Redmond JUNE 23, 2014 -- The "sharing economy" can only...

David Campos and the incredible journey

By Tim Redmond The campaign materials say things like “Supervisor David Campos immigrated to the U.S. from his native Guatemala at age 14 with his parents and two sisters.” It...

Tracking the oil money (and sleaze) in Sacramento

By Tim Redmond The three Democrats in the state Senate who are now on forcible leave and under legal clouds all took substantial amounts of money from the oil industry,...

The Leland Yee arrest – and fallout

    By Tim Redmond MARCH 26, 2014 -- The astonishing arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee on charges that include not just campaign-money corruption but conspiring to deal illegal weapons shakes...

Tom’s Town: Pass the Pipe, Ed

By Tom Temprano Mayor Ed Lee and his Department of Public Health have been exercising poor etiquette in their refusal to pass the pipe over the last couple weeks. After...

From the New Deal to the New Steal: The Food-Stamp-Cuts-to-Prison Pipeline

Corporate welfare already stole our taxes on the real From Politricksters to lying lawyers, social workers to akademik researchers- EVERYONE is eating from this poor people's meal By tiny, daughter of Dee,...

Should San Francisco build a new jail? It’s not an easy question

Inside the county jail at San Bruno By Tim Redmond The first thing you notice about the San Francisco County jail in San Bruno is how (relatively) chill it is. I’ve been...