Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: OMI

Sup. Vallie Brown evicted low-income tenants

Sup. Vallie Brown has a narrative driving her campaign: She had a difficult childhood, faced evictions and homelessness, and is now working to protect the rights of tenants. Here’s...

Behind the ‘dark money’ in the DA’s race

Suzy Loftus, a candidate for district attorney, just sent out a fundraising email complaining that a “dark money” group is pouring money into the DA’s race -- and one...

Tenant Troubles: Can a landlord take down my TV dish?

Editors note: It's hard to be a renter in San Francisco these days. Tenant lawyer Dave Crow is hear every week to answer your questions. Email him at askdave@48hills.org Can...

Tenant troubles: My building is for sale — what should I do?

I live in 24-unit building in the Western Addition, built long before 1979. It is three stories and all of the units are either studios or one-bedrooms.  I've been...

Tenant Troubles: How do I fight an owner-move-in eviction?

Editor’s note: It’s hard to be a renter in San Francisco these days; some landlords are constantly looking for ways to squeeze out more rent money, to replace long-term...

OPINION: Cannabis is not a threat to our neighborhoods

It feels as if in the last few months, the dominant narrative at City Hall has been that cannabis small business are somehow innately harmful to our communities. When we...

The Doormat Division: 0-for-Niners!

  DOORMAT DIVISION STANDINGS, WEEK NINE NFC                                   W-L          PF        PA      DIF SANTA CLARA         0-9           143      239     -96 NY GIANTS               1-7           129      207     -78 TAMPA BAY              2-6           158     198     -40 CHICAGO                 3-5            134     171      -37 DETROIT                  3-4           ...

Diana Gameros sings lullabies of Mexico

ALL EARS The first time I saw Diana Gameros, she was performing Paul Simon's "Gumboots" with her trio at the UnderCover tribute to Graceland. Great singers bring you into...

Party Radar: Fall drags you in

PARTY RADAR It's recently come to my attention that I love autumn. I know it's a bit nipply out, but the extended cover of darkness emboldens shenanigans and helps...

Zarate looked confused, disoriented during police interrogation

It was confusing, often contradictory, as the jurors today heard the interrogation of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an undocumented homeless man accused of killing Kate Steinle. Only a portion of...