Stories about Veterans

ACT UP fought back, and the world is better for it

Hundreds of AIDS survivors gathered last weekend to look back on 25 years of protest and change.  By The Central Committee (Tim Kingston, Rebecca Hensler,...

Why have problem cops stayed on the force all these years?

Text messages snare five -- but were these really the only examples? MARCH 17, 2015 – Public Defender Jeff Adachi told reporters today that as...

Noisy protest over the latest Mission eviction

Attempt to clear out collective housing near 16th St. BART Plaza shows the impact of new market-rate projects driving up property values in the...

Mayor Lee’s failed housing policies — and how we can demand change in 2015

The mayor's State of the City address stressed housing -- but his actual record is dismal and his proposals won't work   By Calvin Welch JANUARY 15,...

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...

Who really won the SF election?

By Gen Fujioka NOVEMBER 11, 2014 -- As is customary after an election, there’s been a flurry of commentaries and analyses interpreting who “really” won...

The ongoing fight to save industrial space continues

By Zelda Bronstein SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 -- There’s lots of news on the light industrial/PDR (Production, Distribution, and Repair) front. On September 9, District 6 Supervisor...

City beat: parking spaces for sale and mandatory jail time for sex workers

The city attorney is going after an app that auctions off parking spaces. Photo by Luke Thomas/Fog City Journal By Tim Redmond JUNE 23, 2014 --...

Tom’s Town: Back on the Chain Game

By Tom Temprano We’re back on the chain/not-chain game of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s attempted pharmacy on Castro Street. I wrote about the controversy in detail...

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...