Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: Rent

With Virgil’s closure, SF loses another great queer space

Owner Lila Thirkield reveals details about hurdles her beloved small bar faced as pandemic shut it down.

So San Francisco isn’t broke. Where is the money?

What if we tried to attract artists instead of tech companies? Hearing will look at post-COIVD economy. Plus: A huge payout to victim of police abuse. That's The Agenda for Feb. 15-21

Screen Grabs: American dreams, American screams

'Happy Cleaners' and Sundance stand-out 'Minari' question mobility narratives, while 'Sator' charts a path to spectral horror.

The next battle for People’s Park

Once again, UC is displacing people to expand its campus. It's a pattern.

Can SF supes take on political corruption?

Committee hearing will give us a clue. Plus: Protecting SRO tenants, preventing evictions and saving nightlife venues ... that's The Agenda for Feb. 1 - 8

Protesters arrested trying to stop evictions in San Jose

Courthouse blockade calls out judges for throwing people out of their homes in a pandemic.

Newsom housing deal leaves tenants at risk

Legislation would give landlords state bailout money -- but includes no provisions for future tenant protections.

Again, the Chron pushes the Yimby agenda that will never work

But a public bank might actually make a difference. Plus: Rent relief and accountability for business districts. That's The Agenda for Jan. 24-31

Growth machine wins big in Berkeley

Mayor who ran as a progressive sides with developer-friendly plan for Adeline Corridor.

Time’s running out for SF’s live music venues. What’s being done to save them?

Via the Independent Venue Alliance and SF Venue Coalition, businesses seek private donations—and put much-needed pressure on federal and city level politicians to help.