Stories about Tenderloin

THE AGENDA: Feb. 3-10, 2015

A weekly guide to the events, issues, and activist pressure points for San Francisco and the Bay Area By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 3, 2015 – The...

Facing the evictions: A tenant agenda for 2015

By Gen Fujioka JANUARY 6, 2014 – Ellis Act evictions are often the most dramatic and destructive forms of evictions because they displace all the...

Facing the eviction threat: Tenants push back and slow Ellis evictions in 2014

 By Gen Fujioka Part one of a two-part series JANUARY 5, 2014 -- As San Francisco’s tenants and their progressive allies take stock and develop their...

A veterans memorial built with blood money

By Amos Gregory DECEMBER 1, 2014 -- On Friday, Oct. 10, the San Francisco Veterans Memorial was officially dedicated in the heart of the Civic...

At risk: 238 rent-controlled housing units

By Tim Redmond There’s a strange proposal making its way through the San Francisco planning process that would lead to the loss of 238 low-cost...

Tax-break tech hiring a bust in the Tenderloin

By Tom Carter, Mark Hedin and Geoff Link SEPT 15, 2014 – When the Twitter tax break was signed, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s office...

Protests work! Ellis Act eviction called off after noisy direct-action campaign

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 – A local real-estate speculator has dropped his effort to evict four Duboce Street tenants under the Ellis Act...

Despite ‘Twitter’ tax breaks, tech firms do little for senior neighbors

  Zendesk launched Link-SF, a database of resouces for homeless and low-income residents accessible from mobile devices, at a press event last week. Featured from...

The Cove of Weepers: Why San Francisco has often had good reason to be nervous about new arrivals

  By Rebecca Solnit “In the past, it was racists and homophobes who attacked newcomers to San Francisco. Today, anti-tech activists are promoting a new nativism,...

City Beat: My meeting with tech folks – and what did the SFPD higher-ups know?

By Tim Redmond FEB. 28, 2014 -- The Chron's somewhat sensationalistic coverage of the "tech against displacement" meeting missed the point. At least, according to...