Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: SF General

How Big Philanthropy undermines democracy

I have never believed that Big Philanthropy was the solution to economic inequality. The very, very rich give money to organizations and institutions that either bestow honors on them...

Petition seeks to get Facebook CEO name off SF General Hospital

Much of the progressive world right now is pushing an ad boycott of Facebook. The platform has been a key factor in the rise of hate speech and the...

The disaster of SF’s COVID homeless policy continues

One month since the supervisors mandated hotel rooms for all of the vulnerable homeless people in the city, San Francisco has added exactly 19 new hotel rooms to its...

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

A lot of people apparently have been sending emails to Trent Rhorer, the director of the Human Services Agency, because he has an auto-reply function. The message he has...

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

"There is a density level in NYC that is destructive. It has to stop and it has to stop now. NYC must develop an immediate plan to reduce density."...

Is SF General ready for the crisis?

The Board of Supes is still meeting at this point, although the board is encouraging people to submit comments online and avoid public gatherings if possible. All of the...

When Jerry Brown sounds like Donald Trump

Scott Shafer’s conversations with former Gov. Jerry Brown are running as a series on KQED, and the section on his work in Oakland, which aired Sunday afternoon, makes very...

Our top stories of 2019

From the election of Chesa Boudin and Dean Preston to a renewed spirit of arts and culture in the face of displacement, the 48 Hills team was kept on...

More details emerge in Mission police shooting

We learned a lot more Tuesday night about the shooting of Jamaica Hampton – and it was, at best, disturbing. Chief Bill Scott released at a town hall meeting a...

Breaking: New dramatic details in Mission police shooting

Since Saturday, the San Francisco police have told the news media and the community almost nothing about the officer-involved shooting at 23rdand Mission. Even the name of the victim...