Sunday, November 29, 2020

Tag: Workers

Bay View newspaper celebrates history — and a new era

New editors taking the helm of historic Black community newspaper

Will the cops agree to an acceptable deal by next week?

POA and Mayor's Office still in secret talks with Dec. 1 deadline for final approval of a new contract.

Foreign Correspondent: The upcoming fights over COVID vaccine

Who will be vaccinated first -- and in what country?

Screen Grabs: A globe-trotting filmmaker finally gets her due

Ulrike Ottinger in the spotlight at PFA. Plus: SF Cinematheque returns, The Sound of Metal, a Romanian tragedy, more movies

Supes approve police contract that many agree is a bad deal

Facing threats of layoffs and promises of POA remorse, board approves raises for cops with no guarantees they will stop blocking reforms.

Housing advocates protest mayor’s plan to close hotels

'Closures of the SIP hotels will put thousands of people at risk of returning to the streets and hundreds of essential workers being laid off.'

Supes to vote on cops contract — as new records show history of blocking reform

Documents reveal a stunning pattern of the POA trying to prevent reforms -- but a deal to give the cops raises with no concessions is still pending approval.

Supes, service providers stunned at mayor’s plan to close homeless hotels

Hearing shows that there is no financial reason to kick people out of hotel rooms, and no place for them to go.

Best of the Bay 2020 Readers’ Stories of Resilience and Inspiration

We asked our readers for stories of Bay Area strength and celebration—your responses gave us hope for the new year.

Labor celebrates Biden win …

... but activists worry about his priorities.