Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Poor

How SF Weekly and C.W. Nevius got the tech protests all wrong

Actually, protests are good. And they work. By Tim Redmond FEB. 24, 2014 -- I don’t have any bad feelings for SF Weekly these days. The era when the dickwad owners...

The Ellis Act, elder abuse, and a trip to the DA’s Office

By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia FEB. 11, 2014 -- On Wednesday, Feb 5, citing California Penal Code Section 368, we -- the evicted, gentrified, po'liced, elder and disabled...

Citybeat: The data on people leaving – and the case for the Warriors staying

BY Tim Redmond FEB 10, 2014 --The US Census is always a little behind the times – it takes a while to count people and publish surveys, and in a...

Politics on Tuesday: Lee, unemployment, and Pelosi

By Tim Redmond Tenant advocate Dean Preston posted a note on Facebook yesterday that sums up how a lot of people feel, even after the mayor agreed to make the...

Tenants explain why Campos bill is needed

  By Tim Redmond Sup. David Campos announced a bill today that would substantially increase relocation fees for tenants at a press event featuring three heart-rending (and all-too typical) stories of...

Tom’s Town: Pass the Pipe, Ed

By Tom Temprano Mayor Ed Lee and his Department of Public Health have been exercising poor etiquette in their refusal to pass the pipe over the last couple weeks. After...

The attack on Soma: City wants to create a new downtown, wiping out culture and thousands of blue-collar jobs

By Zelda Bronstein (first of a series on South of Market development) Four years ago, Donny Beckwith lived and worked in San Francisco. He and his wife rented a one-bedroom apartment...

The Rich ride for free; the Po’ get Po’liced

  By Tiny, aka Lisa Gray-Garcia "People are evading their fares. We are only here because the mayor wants to cut down on all the crime." Officer Carrasco barked at...

SoMa tenants back anti-speculation and relocation efforts

SoMa tenants vote on proposals for a citywide initiative. Photo by Sara Bloomberg By Sara Bloomberg The city's fifth regional tenants convention, held on Jan. 25 just blocks away from Twitter's...

From the New Deal to the New Steal: The Food-Stamp-Cuts-to-Prison Pipeline

Corporate welfare already stole our taxes on the real From Politricksters to lying lawyers, social workers to akademik researchers- EVERYONE is eating from this poor people's meal By tiny, daughter of Dee,...