Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: Tents

Inside the COVID crisis at San Quentin

A view from behind bars as the disease spread and officials looked the other way.

Supes move to open more hotel rooms for homeless

Legislation could set up another confrontation with Mayor Breed, who wants to wind down the hotel program.

It takes a community to survive COVID and cancer

Please take this virus seriously -- it almost killed me. But my community helped me get through some deep health trauma.

The year in homeless policy

A few successes and a lot of failures as people on the streets stayed at risk during the pandemic.

‘Throwing us out like garbage’

SIP hotel residents say the city's not living up to its promises -- and contracts.

On homelessness, no more about us, without us

People who have lived unhoused and in poverty need to be part of the official policy conversation.

Wiener tries to look progressive in debate

But that requires a bit of historical revisionism, since his record has always been very moderate on police, housing, and homelessness.

Club mogul accused of vigilante homeless sweep says he did nothing wrong

Peter Glikshtern says he called private trash crew to encampment, insists he was justified by city inaction.

The privilege of breathing

How can you shelter in place when you have no shelter?

Old SF money backing stealthy new right-wing group

Most start-up political organizations like a splash. They hold news events, press conferences, big galas to say: We have arrived. This is who we are, this is our agenda,...