Sunday, September 20, 2020

Tag: Poverty

The rich aren’t leaving SF — they own it

Developers cry crocodile tears to win political points -- but in the end, planners may have to admit they bungled the future of Soma.

Photographer Dorothea Lange’s archive now available online at OMCA

The collection presents the iconic Lange as the personable creator she was—and a local picturmaker to boot.

The privilege of breathing

How can you shelter in place when you have no shelter?

Supreme Court upholds Prop. C in major victory for SF homeless advocates

Ruling shows that the odious Prop. 13, which devastated schools and local government, is starting to crumble.

The air is bad all over the city. It’s way worse in Bayview Hunters Point

Although unhealthy air quality canceled the car parade to City Hall to Mayor Breed’s office, a small but devoted group of 30 Bayview Hunters Point residents and protestors gathered...

Epic Sacramento showdown over looming eviction tsunami

In an important State Capitol legislative shift, on Thursday Berkeley Assemblymember Nancy Skinner agreed to amend her controversial housing bill, AB1085. She said she will delete the section of that...

Government of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich

 Editor's note: Plan Bay Area, a joint effort of the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, is creating a "blueprint" of strategies to guide growth...

Screen Grabs: Art imitates life

Social media political propaganda campaigns, sexual abuse accusations, invaded privacy—art certainly seems to be imitating life even more than usual amongst new streaming releases at present, and that’s just...

OPINION: Defunding the police is just one step

Black Lives Matter and other abolitionist groups are leading communities across the country to recognize that the criminal justice system is a powerhouse of violence and white supremacy. Policing was...

Homeless sweeps come back to the Tenderloin

“They came by and took our tents, said we had to go and not come back or we would be arrested -- you know a sweep" said Johnell, 48, a...