Stories about Tents

Police Commission votes against using cops to address homelessness

Measure seeks to move the city away from sweeps and law-enforcement approaches to people living on the streets.

Moms4Housing stand up to eviction

'This isn’t the end, this is the beginning of a movement'

Our critic picks 2019’s Music of Note

Spaced-out funk, Afrobeat, progressive soul, rave revivalism, heavy-rooted blues, breakbeats, and a lot of brass on this year's list

Swept to death

From San Francisco to San Bernardino, unhoused communities are dying from 'sweeps' and criminalization -- and resisting with our own solutions.

For unhoused people, every day is an emergency

No PG&E. No fresh water. And then the cops take your survival gear and supplies. That's daily life on the streets for thousands of people.

Enola Gay and the witchy origin of the first AIDS protest

35 years later, the 'Blood & Money' ritual outside Livermore Lab reveals the intricacy of SF's protest movement.

SF seizes homeless people’s property — and they rarely get it back

Stunning new videos document how the cops and DPW are failing to follow even their own rules as tents, medicine, and personal belongings wind up in the trash.

Call the ‘Please Force’: Wavy Gravy revisits Woodstock in new doc

50 years later: "This is something I think the universe wanted to do, to create this amazement," the keeper of chaotic peace says.

Screen Grabs: Going big, from Woodstock to Godzilla

A '70s "acid Western," Brian Depalma's latest, Elton John's biopic, 'Ramblin' Jack,' and more in cinemas this week.

Homeless, at the airport

The view from LaGuardia, where people hide and move along and live in a world where there's no place for poor people to go.