Friday, January 15, 2021

Tag: Prisons

Arts Forecast: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore confronts queer assimilation in ‘Sketchtasy’

A standing ovation to Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, whose novel Sketchtasy, which follows a group of friends navigating Boston nightlife and LGBTQ assimilation, has been called “an instant classic of...

A progressive candidate files for DA, opening up the 2019 race

Since the day George Gascon announced he’s not running for re-election as district attorney, progressives involved in the criminal justice system have been wondering where to go. Suzy Loftus,...

Mayor Breed’s brother should be released from prison

Jerry Brown is poised to leave office with 740 people on death row and 130,000 others in state prisons, 70 percent of them Black or Latino. More than 27,000...

American Psychological Association beats back military psychologists

On Wednesday the leadership council of the American Psychological Association (APA) voted by an overwhelming 61-33% to keep its current policy prohibiting members from working for the military in...

From the poor house to the jail house

We walk back and forth in a jail cell everyday – it’s called your doorways tent cities Bus benches and Metal chairs in the emergency room ...

Remembering Rose Braz, social and environmental justice warrior

The public is invited to a July 30 memorial service celebrating the remarkable life of Rose Braz, much-beloved warrior for social and environmental justice. Rose died on May 3...

A ‘dangerous felon’ who was never convicted of a violent crime

Two years ago, Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez was arrested for the death of Kate Steinle on San Francisco’s popular waterfront. The case gained national attention as then-candidate Donald Trump...

Lit: A reluctant sleuth searches for the heart of SF

LIT A reluctant sleuth who can’t keep his shoelaces tied as he probes the streets of San Francisco, Bill Haywood is a reporter for a small San Francisco newspaper...

Modern Times bookstore says it will close

In a message posted to its Facebook page around 9pm on Monday night, Modern Times Collective Bookstore -- for 45 years a vibrant center of local community and cultural...

The Agenda, Oct. 10-17: Should we celebrate the Twitter tax break?

I am glad, I suppose, that there’s nice art coming to mid-Market to “spur curiosity and connection.” Five years after the Twitter tax break, the area is booming, and...