Stories about Mark Farrell

Latest person caught up in scandal was a major political player

Rodrigo Santos was an ally of Ed Lee and Gavin Newsom and gave tens of thousands of dollars to conservative local candidates and pro-development causes.

Mohammed Nuru’s worst offense

Under Nuru, DPW routinely violated the rights of homeless people.

Swept to death

From San Francisco to San Bernardino, unhoused communities are dying from 'sweeps' and criminalization -- and resisting with our own solutions.

The Street Sheet: 30 years of journalism by and for homeless people

For three decades, the publication has allowed the unhoused to write their stories -- and make some income.

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

The inhumanity of homeless ‘sweeps’

When did taking people's possessions, destroying their shelter, and leaving them to suffer in the rain become the new normal?

Campaign madness: No on C’s bizarre messaging ….

... and a silly Twitter-storm over $150 in D6, where corporate interests are pouring more than half a million dollars into the campaign

Attacking an SF judge for being too ‘soft on crime’

Chron, anti-crime group go after Judge Chris Hite because he doesn't want to send a young Black man to jail for car burglary

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

Inaugural program disses opponents, has little talk of working with the progressive majority on the board

Supes reject Farrell’s final Police Commission nominee

Mayor Breed will now get two nominations to a commission that has struggled to hold rogue officers in check