Stories about Tents

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.

Some humanity for people without homes

Why are we cracking down on people living in cars and RVs -- when so many in the Bay Area are just one earthquake, fire, or job loss away from the same situation?

Homeless people — in cages

A poverty scholars national tour finds people locked up in St. Petersburg.

Cops continue homeless sweeps, even in the cold rain

Tents are still being confiscated despite dangerous weather, police official admits at public hearing.