Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: mental health

Supes reject new jail in sign of changing City Hall politics

  DECEMBER 16, 2015 – In a remarkable move that reflects both changes on the Board of Supervisors and a different political climate as we head into 2016, the supes...

Five supes join rally against new jail

First, they say, reject a new lockup-- then look for alternatives By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 17, 2015 -- Four supervisors showed up on the steps of City Hall Monday to rally...

The new jail is on the fast track

Board decision is imminent -- although it's not even clear that this $240 million project is needed.  By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 1, 2015 – The Mayor’s Office is asking the supervisors...

The Agenda, Nov. 30-Dec. 6: A climate-change solution in SF?

Could this city lead the way with a carbon tax? And do we need a new jail? By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 30, 2015 – I was on the road over the...

Anger, sadness, hope as St. James Infirmary forced out

San Francisco's beloved sex worker health clinic will have to find a new home after losing its building, but a fundraising campaign looks to the future.  By Caitlin Donohue OCTOBER 21,...

What the next homeless director needs to do

Let's make a plan to put 6,000 homeless people into housing. It's something the city can do By Jennifer Friedenbach In my 20 years of working on homeless issues in San...

Dear C.W. Nevius: Please stop attacking homeless people

Words can have consequences. Ugly words can have ugly consequences. By John Elberling AUGUST 31, 2015 -- “Thoughtful, compassionate people have had it,” you declare in your latest Chronicle column broadside...

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. This isn't over By Tim Redmond JUNE...

Undocumented youth under immense stress, study finds

Fear of law enforcement creates mental-health issues, UCLA researchers report By Viji Sundaram APRIL 27, 2015 -- Fear followed Alberto Velazquez every time he left the apartment he shared with his mother...

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...