Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Policing

Supes decide that more cops are the answer to crime

Despite evidence, the board votes 6-5 to link police staffing to population By Tim Redmond JUNE 24, 2015 – The Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to approve a resolution that could...

Could Richmond be a model for police reform?

By Brett Murphy Ed. Note: In the past decade, the police department in Richmond, Calif. has undergone a dramatic transformation. Spearheaded by an openly-gay and white chief in charge of policing...

96 Hours of protests start with Black Lives Matter actions in SF, Oakland

By Julia Carrie Wong JANUARY 16, 2015 -- While protesters banged spoons on BART cars and shut down stations in San Francisco, another action was going on across the Bay. About...

City beat: parking spaces for sale and mandatory jail time for sex workers

The city attorney is going after an app that auctions off parking spaces. Photo by Luke Thomas/Fog City Journal By Tim Redmond JUNE 23, 2014 -- The "sharing economy" can only...

Herrera goes after landlords, but what about airbnb?

  By Tim Redmond Dennis Herrera has filed suit against two landlords who he says have illegally evicted tenants and turned rental housing into hotel rooms. It's the first legal salvo...

The battle of 16th and Mission: Inside the campaign to “clean up” the plaza and build luxury housing

  By Julia Carrie Wong MARCH 18, 2014 -- Laura Guzman, the director of  homeless services for Mission Neighborhood Health Center, had the question that was on everybody’s mind at a...