Stories about Poverty

Special Report: Ed Lee’s police legacy

As the candidates for mayor talk about police reform, we look back at what went wrong under the last administration

Homelessness and the SF mayor’s race

Understanding the Homeless4mayor campaign, which is about self-determination for people who don't have homes

A former Black Panther faces eviction in Oakland

Food program at risk as Aunti Frances gets a notice to leave her home

Always, forced to move

Talking about displaced people, around the world and here at home

Zarate trial opens — immigration, police credibility at issue

The Jose Ines Garcia Zarate trial got underway today, with nearly 200 potential jurors filling a stifling courtroom at the Hall of Justice —...

Supes approve ‘chop shop’ bill, which will do nothing to stop bike theft

Once again, City Hall goes after homeless people with a feel-good bill that could just create more problems

SF electrician fired after scheduled speech at white supremacist rally

This is reportedly the second time a Bay Area company has distanced itself from an employee in response to the white supremacist rally

SF tells white supremacists they’re not welcome

Top political leaders stand in opposition to a right-wing group's planned rally next week

From the poor house to the jail house

A report from the front lines of the penal abolition movement

Homeless — because the rent is too damn high

Rent increases are a major cause of homelessness, a new national study finds