Stories about Poor

OPINION: Save the soul of San Francisco

Faith leaders say it's a moral obligation to shelter homeless people in empty hotel rooms, now.

With Black community hard-hit by COVID, Bayview groups demand aid

Beds 4 Bayview and others lay out emergency needs for district ignored by city's coronavirus response effort.

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

SF has allowed developers to build housing and offices for more and more people -- without paying for the infrastructure that we need to take care of them.

The virus of poverty

The fear that many of us feel today has been a part of daily life for homeless people.

Foreign correspondent: I was under a brief coronavirus quarantine

The tests turned out negative -- but I am one of the lucky ones with good health care and a stable place to live.

Affordable housing is a great bargain for SF

The New York Times (along with many others) completely misses the reality of the housing market in this city.

Last call at beloved live music mainstay Amnesia

SF loses one more independent venue—for now. This was the scene at the club's final happy hour.

These film revivals prove SF is still a place for movie lovers

Kirk Douglas, Fellini, and American Zoetrope retrospectives, Jesus Christ Superstar, punk videos, and more this week

Aptos students walk out for safety — and resources

Many say that a recent Chronicle column demonized them -- but the issues remain.

What we saw at Sundance, part 1: Wild rides and deep looks

Our annual trip to the fest turned up dreamy features, experimental masterworks, and a strikingly intelligent horror doc.