Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: mental health

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

"There is a density level in NYC that is destructive. It has to stop and it has to stop now. NYC must develop an immediate plan to reduce density."...

Immigrants sue for release from Yuba County and Mesa Verde jails

Thirteen immigrants detained at Mesa Verde Detention Center and Yuba County Jail filed a lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement Tuesday calling for their immediate release. The plaintiffs —...

Screen Grabs: Leap upon your sofa, intrepid explorers

Now that theaters are closed and basically everyone is reduced to home viewing, it’s easier than ever to see what those viewing trends are. And interestingly enough, a whole...

It’s easy to find housing in SF — if you’re in the 1 percent

The Chron put the story on the front page of the Sunday paper: There is no housing crisis in San Francisco. It is a good time to be condo shopping...

Police Commission votes against using cops to address homelessness

SAN FRANCISCO — Police commissioners unanimously voted to pass a resolution Wednesday to address homelessness through healthcare professionals and social workers rather than police. The resolution calls on the mayor and...

How ICE treats transgender people — a horror story

Lexis Avilez thought she was going home on Christmas. It seemed, she later said, like a miracle when Yuba County sheriff’s deputies took her Dec. 25 from the cell where...

Downtown prepares attack on jobs-housing measure

The Chamber of Commerce will apparently be leading the opposition to Prop. E, the measure that would link office growth to housing– and the group’s ballot argument, which just...

The future of SF politics

If you spent any time in the headquarters of the campaigns for Chesa Boudin or Dean Preston, if you spent any time on the streets with the volunteers, if...

Filipino language access still lacking in SF

In 2014, San Francisco certified Filipino as the city’s official third language. Under the Language Access Ordinance, this certification should have signaled a full implementation of Filipino as a...

Breed attacks two progressive reform measures

Mayor London Breed is using an old political tactic to try to undermine two progressive ballot measures. Instead of opposing the measures, which are likely to be popular, the mayor...