Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Poor

Tom’s Town: The gloves come off in the Campos-Chiu race

By Tom Temprano The gloves are officially off (were they ever on?) in the race to succeed Tom Ammiano in the 17th Assembly District -- and the punches that are...

City Beat: Dissecting the mayor’s interview on KQED. Plus: Ammiano Clean Energy bill moves forward — and why does...

By Tim Redmond APRIL 21, 2014 -- Mayor Ed Lee didn't really say anything new on KQED's Forum this morning, but he gave a few hints of his stand on...

Why the private market can never solve SF’s housing crisis

  By Tim Redmond April 14, 2014 -- We got a great lesson in the past 30 years or so of San Francisco political history at an Urban IDEA forum last...

Supervisors defy progessive community, approve Google Bus Project

By Tim Redmond APRIL 2, 2014 -- The San Francisco supervisors defied pretty much the entire progressive community last night and gave a green light to a program that allows...

Tenants put landlord lawyers on notice for eviction

Time to go: Activists serve and eviction notice and offer services to a prominent landlord law firm. By Sara Bloomberg March 21, 2014 -- A bit of street theater brought some...

Politics on Tuesday: Poor landlords and the tax-break deficit

Sups. David Campos, Eric Mar and John Avalos lead a tenant rally at City Hall   By Tim Redmond March 18, 2014 --The Chronicle didn't seem to notice the big tenant rally...

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...

San Francisco or bust: Class war and why we need to stand and fight to save our city

(Editors Note: This is a speech delivered to a business conference on the “Mid-Market Transformation,” March 12, 2014) By David Talbot I want to talk about a very taboo, a very...

Despite ‘Twitter’ tax breaks, tech firms do little for senior neighbors

  Zendesk launched Link-SF, a database of resouces for homeless and low-income residents accessible from mobile devices, at a press event last week. Featured from left to right: SF Mayor...

The Cove of Weepers: Why San Francisco has often had good reason to be nervous about new arrivals

  By Rebecca Solnit “In the past, it was racists and homophobes who attacked newcomers to San Francisco. Today, anti-tech activists are promoting a new nativism, charging incoming tech workers with...