Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: News Media

Charging people with misdemeanors causes more crime, not less

Groundbreaking study shows that dropping the charges in many cases leads to lower crime rates overall.

Asian vet attacked in hate crime that hasn’t made the news

Ron Tuason, 56, beaten by assailant who blamed him for COVID. How many more cases are out there?

US Senate committee takes on economic inequality

It's a defining issue -- but the news media don't seem to be paying attention, and half the members didn't bother to show up.

The Agenda: Hazard pay for grocery workers …

... a hearing on Malik Washington's free speech and a rally to save City College: That's The Agenda for March 8-14

Supes reject condos where seniors were evicted

Crucial vote sends a message that a building cleared by the Ellis Act will never get a lucrative permit.

Exposing the toxic crisis at Treasure Island

Plus: Will the Police Commission finally pass reforms -- and will it matter? That's The Agenda for Feb. 8-14

Bay View editor won’t face immediate discipline for holding press conference

Malik Washington could have faced a return to prison, but at the urging of a federal judge any action has been postponed.

Editor sues over gag rule at private prison in Tenderloin

Keith Malik Washington, who runs the SF Bay View, was punished for telling a reporter about a COVID outbreak at a halfway house operated by the Geo Group.

Taxi drivers, disability-rights advocates oppose new Market St. traffic plan

Plus: UC Regents vote on huge new project -- and Willie Brown's Chronicle column will quietly disappear. That's The Agenda for Jan 19-26

Bay View editor may take legal action against private prison company

Keith Malik Washington charges that the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Geo Group retaliated after he contacted a reporter about a COVID outbreak in a halfway house.