Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Sara Shortt

Rob Eshelman-Håkansson, journalist and activist, dies at 47

Rob  Eshelman-Håkansson, a fearless journalist, former legislative aide to Matt Gonzalez, and organizer with the Housing Rights Committee, died July 15, 2020. He was 47 years old. It’s hard to...

Celebrating a fighter for justice

  More than 400 people, maybe 500, packed the Unitarian Church last night for a memorial celebrating the life of Eileen Hansen, the activist, fighter, teacher, and mentor who touched...

Eileen Hansen, fighter for the Good Fight, has died and we all miss her

San Francisco lost a fighter, a progressive leader, and a friend to many of us April 29 when Eileen Hansen died of cancer. She was 64. Eileen had been fighting...

The Tom and Tim Show: The jail, the cops, missing Sara Shortt …

... and what's up with Gavin Newsom and pot anyway? We talk about the week

SF honors tenant-rights hero

Housing rights advocate heads for LA with a big party Thursday night By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 16, 2015 – Many of the members of the Board of Supervisors made a point...
48 Hills: Big Week

BIG WEEK: The top 10+ things to do Wed/16-Sun/20

Danger: Diabolik, Unsilent Night, Blind Boys of Alabama, Katabatik, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Kitka, Mariachi El Bronx, more. Plus: snowy otters!  BIG WEEK Yes, yes, it's holiday time -- full of...

The Agenda, Oct. 19-25: The city’s housing balance, an Uber crime report …

... a School Board member's role in a sleazy Ed Lee/Julie Christensen event, and why is SF still stuck with Comcast?  By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 19, 2015 -- On KQED’s Forum...

The truth behind the Airbnb lies

Analyzing the $8 million corporate campaign to stop effective regulation of short-term rentals By Sara Shortt Disclosure: I would find it funny if anyone ever called me a “paid shill,” but...

The Agenda, Oct. 5-12: The election starts now

Absentee ballots are on the way; we offer some help. Plus: VisionSF packs the house, your editor debates housing policy ... and will Ed Lee veto part of Eviction...

New SF political group launches with fall election focus

VisionSF seeks to bring volunteers out for the key housing measure on the November ballot By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 3, 2015 – A new political group with roots in both arts...