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‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Mission moratorium goes down, narrowly — but the fight has only begun

Hundreds and hundreds of Mission residents and community activists demonstrate the massive anger over displacement -- and some folks at City Hall didn't listen....

The culture of deletion

A native San Franciscan talks about the loss of the city he knew Editor’s note: We’ve been writing a lot about the tech invasion lately,...

The Ellis Act, elder abuse, and a trip to the DA’s Office

By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia FEB. 11, 2014 -- On Wednesday, Feb 5, citing California Penal Code Section 368, we -- the evicted,...