Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: Wells Fargo

Revel in the soul genius of Sharon Jones with new posthumous covers compilation

Unforgettable takes on Woodie Guthrie, Shuggie Otis, and more with 'Just Dropped in to See What Condition My Rendition Was In'

Big real estate escapes $360 million in annual SF taxes

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Owners of 55 local buildings (including Donald Trump) use Prop. 13 to save millions in taxes that could go to schools and city services.

Giants and Warriors give their workers the boot

I got the email firing me from my job at the Giants ballpark on Monday evening, July 27. On Tuesday evening I learned from the San Francisco Examiner website...

Vallie Brown tenant disputes the supervisor’s version of her eviction

A tenant who lived in the Fillmore Street building that Vallie Brown bought in 1994 told me today that Brown’s account of what happened 25 years ago was inaccurate. Brown...

The wolves of Wall Street, here in San Francisco

Nicole has resorted to storing her wages in an office desk drawer at her place of work after funds she was saving for a rental deposit were garnished from...

Measure to tax big, rich corporations to fund housing for the homeless heads for November ballot

Sponsors of a measure that would raise hundreds of millions of dollars to build supportive housing, increase the city’s shelter capacity, and fund efforts to prevent homelessness turned in...

Ethics, supes in showdown over reforms

The San Francisco Ethics Commission could be facing a showdown with the Board of Supes in the next two weeks over a detailed, complex set of changes to the...

Cohen moves to sideline opposition to ‘profoundly undemocratic’ state law

Sup. Malia Cohen, unexpectedly and at the last moments of yesterday’s Board of Supes meeting, announced that she wanted to delay consideration of a measure to put the city...

Can SF tax economic inequality?

This needs to be the Year of Fighting Economic Inequality in San Francisco, and finding ways to get new revenue from the wealthy to pay for public services is...

Reports from Standing Rock: Concussion grenades, hypothermia & the fight for clean water

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal member JoBeth Brownotter still hears the screams from the front line where she was tear-gassed and sprayed with cold water in freezing temperatures. “I am...