Sunday, September 20, 2020

Tag: Vicki Hennessy

Breed, Wiener endorse transphobic School Board candidate

A startling number of local officials, including Mayor London Breed and state Sen. Scott Wiener, have endorsed for School Board a candidate who helped lead the opposition to gender-neutral...

For seniors, eviction can be a death sentence

DIALOGUES FOR LIFE When I was studying to be a psychoanalyst, one of my teachers, Dr. Irma Birman, shared a recollection from her childhood to illustrate the concept of...

Cops, cars, guns and death

On July 1, 2015, a firearm stolen four days earlier from a Bureau of Land Management agent's car was discharged, tragically striking and killing Kathryn Steinle. David Campos, then...

A move to halt condo conversion of Iris Canada’s home

Housing rights activists are urging the Department of Public Works to halt the proposed condo conversion for the six units at 668-678 Page. The building is the former residence of centenarian...

The life and death of Iris Canada, the 100-year-old victim of eviction

Iris Canada, 100, sat in a wheelchair looking frail and tired but not without the touch of her impeccable sense of style; yellow blazer, a sleek ebony wig paired...

Iris Canada dies a month after her eviction

Iris Canada, a centenarian who was evicted from her apartment at 670 Page St. last month, has died. Canada was hospitalized shortly after the eviction and couldn't recover from...

Sheriff evicts 100-year-old

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Office quietly showed up at the home of Iris Canada this morning at around 11:30 and changed the locks. Canada, who is 100 years old,...

As Trump wages war on women’s health, San Francisco’s elected women are fighting back

As the Trump administration moved into defund international Planned Parenthood San Francisco's elected women leaders are fighting back. On Tuesday, Supervisor Hillary Ronen introduced a resolution that strongly denounced plans by the Trump...

The Agenda, Jan. 18-24: Police violence …

The Police Commission hasn’t approved the use of Tasers for SF cops, but the issue is almost certainly going to come up Thursday/21 when the Supervisors Rules Committee holds...

Transphobia in the Sheriff’s race

The treatment of transgender inmates -- and the response of the deputy sheriff's union -- becomes an issue in the race between incumbent Ross Mirkarimi and challenger Vicki Hennessy By...