Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Tenderloin

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 Center. The memorial is meant...

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 residential hotel units – and...

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 had high hopes that the...

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 after a series of protests...

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 left to right: SF Mayor...

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, charging incoming tech workers with...

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 Tom Temprano, who was there...

Citywide tenant convention: “This is the start of a movement”

By Tim Redmond FEB.10, 2014 -- Among the old-timers at the San Francisco tenants convention Saturday, the same question kept coming up: When was the last time we saw this...

Tom’s Town: Rain water, sugar water — and a Democratic Party squeaker

By Tom Temprano It’s raining! Real rain! Not just dense fog, but real rain in the form of droplets of water is finally making its way from the skies onto...

Fighting evictions – at all levels

By Tim Redmond Jeremy Mykaels is still in his home. And that's very good news. The longtime Castro resident who is living with AIDS – and has been fighting an Ellis...