Stories about Seniors

Why is it so hard to get disabled seniors into hotel rooms?

The saga of one man in the Haight shows the dysfunction of the Breed Administration's programs.

At Midtown, loud construction disturbs shelter-in-place

It it really 'necessary' to to make it difficult for vulnerable residents to stay home in peace during the pandemic?

A guide to free food in San Francisco

If you or a neighbor are experiencing food insecurity, here's a list of resources that can help.

Arts Forecast: How Weird (that everything is virtual now)

Festival season kicks off with a cyberspace bang. Plus: Hard French, Write Now!, DNA Lounge, cute videos, and more.

SOMA Pilipinas restaurants pivot to feed community

#FilipinosFeedTheFrontlines supports healthcare workers, seniors, low-income families while keeping chefs cooking.

Breed administration says it’s ‘not fiscally prudent’ to get homeless off the streets

It's way cheaper to rent hotel rooms than to pay for the ICU at SF General, but supes keep getting resistance.

For taxi drivers, COVID is a brutal dilemma

Cabs are critical to seniors and disabled people who need to get to the grocery store -- but the industry is in serious trouble. Here's how drivers can get help.

With Black community hard-hit by COVID, Bayview groups demand aid

Beds 4 Bayview and others lay out emergency needs for district ignored by city's coronavirus response effort.

Mayor, supervisors at odds over hotel rooms for homeless

Advocates say Breed needs to secure thousands of rooms; 'it's a matter of life and death.'

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

SF has allowed developers to build housing and offices for more and more people -- without paying for the infrastructure that we need to take care of them.