Stories about San Francisco

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk (or Dianne Feinstein) at the airport

By Tom Temprano I managed to squeeze in a rare out-of-states trip to Mexico this past week and found myself doing my finest 6am zombie...

Sacramento control: How the state could keep City College under its thumb for years to come

By Ann Clark On January 4, 2014, the news media in San Francisco reported the threat of closing City College of San Francisco is temporarily...

From the New Deal to the New Steal: The Food-Stamp-Cuts-to-Prison Pipeline

Corporate welfare already stole our taxes on the real From Politricksters to lying lawyers, social workers to akademik researchers- EVERYONE is eating from this poor people's...

City beat: Mayor Ed Lee’s “road to Sacramento” and the impact of Google buses

By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee agreed Tuesday that the way speculators are using the Ellis Act in San Francisco is "unacceptable." He said some...

Should San Francisco build a new jail? It’s not an easy question

Inside the county jail at San Bruno By Tim Redmond The first thing you notice about the San Francisco County jail in San Bruno is how...

The renters’ lament: A neighborhood, a community, and a wave of TICs

Theresa Flandrich holds up a map of TICS in North Beach By Tim Redmond You could see the pain that so many communities are suffering on...

Politics on Tuesday: Private phones, public business

By Tim Redmond There’s been a lot of fallout from the Chris Christie scandal, but one of the most interesting elements to me was the...

City Beat: Serial Ellis Evictors and mid-Market community benefits (or not)

A map of all the no-fault evictions in the city (antievictionmap.squarespace.com)   By Tim Redmond I'm not a church-going sort, but at least once a year I...

San Francisco’s War on Poor People

By Tim Redmond The federal War on Poverty is 50 years old, and a lot of the news media reports are calling it a failure:...

Tenants planning 2014 agenda

Tenants packed the LGBT center to talk about how to fight back  By Tim Redmond There had to be 250 people at the Castro Tenants Convention...