Thursday, November 26, 2020

Tag: Preservation

Two opportunities to address Black housing inequities

Midtown in SF and Golden Gate Village in Marin could become models for Black self-determination.

Oakland group launches non-police mental health hotline

On Friday, the Anti-Police Terror Project launched MH First Oakland, a hotline staffed by 12 volunteers with backgrounds in social work, peer counseling, and medicine -- including peer counselors,...

Screen Grabs: Lysergicize the whimsical

For obvious reasons, some stylistic aspects of 1960s counterculture were slower to infiltrate Soviet bloc nations than general populations in the West. Even as late as 1976, the protagonist...

Supes, by one vote, reject public advocate plan

The San Francisco supes today refused by one vote to put a measure on the ballot creating a public advocate to focus on public corruption. Two of the supes who...

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...

Generations of activism: Checking in with Cleve Jones

The LGBTQ community has already survived the tragic loss of Harvey Milk, the deaths of hundreds of thousands during the AIDS pandemic, and decades of discriminatory legislation. But lifelong activist...

Arts Forecast: We can do this!

We may be going through tough times, but we're still producing the art, music, culture, deep inquiry, and joy that continue to sustain us. It feels like organizations are...

Mexico and COVID: So far from god, so close to the epicenter

MEXICO CITY, MEX. — I’m healthy and housed and I hope you and yours are safe. I wanted to write my first Letter From Mexico in years for 48...

Screen Grabs: Cinemas go dark, but here’s what to watch

As I write this on Monday the 16th, “shelter-at-home” decrees around the coronavirus have negated any need to tell you about all the individual festivals, screenings and venues that...

Moms 4 Housing bill expanded

Oakland Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas announced yesterday that the Moms 4 Housing bill, which would give tenants the first right of purchase on buildings they reside in once they...