Sunday, May 16, 2021

Tag: SROs

Social distancing is the wrong term

I am very tired of hearing about “social distancing.” We do not need social distancing. We need physical distancing. What we need is social solidarity. I am not the first one...

OPINION: Save the soul of San Francisco

How do you shelter at home, when you don’t have a home? As our city leaders have moved rapidly and wisely to minimize the risks of the COVID pandemic, one...

City starts to plan for coronavirus in homeless and SRO communities

San Francisco will provide temporary housing to quarantine unsheltered residents or for people who live in shelters, single room occupancy hotels, or permanent supportive housing exposed to the coronavirus. It's...

Old school Chinatown funk? 50 years of Jest Jammin’ with Rev. Norman Fong

ALL EARS If you’re not nostalgic for Chinatown nightlife circa 1970, it’s probably because you don’t know about it. Despite the passing of civil rights and immigration laws, it was...

The Agenda, June 18-24: Supes to radically change notice requirements on development

The Board of Supes will vote Tuesday/19 on a piece of legislation that would change the way planners give the public notice of upcoming projects. Nobody’s paid much attention...

Campaign trail: Homelessness, superPACs and a weird Chron story

This was the week of candidates putting forward plans to address homelessness. Mark Leno put forward his plan to end “street homelessness,” and while some of the proposals are similar...

Low-income housing units lost in Oakland, study shows

Hundreds of low-cost residential hotel rooms have been lost in Oakland in just the past year, likely driving many people into homelessness, a new report by the Anti-Eviction Mapping...

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: FOOD AND DRINK WINNERS

48 Hills is proud to host the SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay 2017. For more Best of the Bay 2017 categories, including Arts + Entertainment, Shopping, and...

Can SF prevent 15 low-income renters from losing their homes?

Fifteen low-income tenants, many of them military vets, some formerly homeless, still face eviction this fall as the city struggles to figure out how to handle their scofflaw landlord. The...

15 tenants face unusual eviction in Bayview

John Brown walks slowly up to his second-floor apartment, but he doesn’t ask for help. The 68-year-old Vietnam Vet and former firefighter is happy in his one-bedroom unit in...