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Daily Archives: October 31, 2018

S.F. Housing Authority seeks bids for Sunnydale Roof Repairs

  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR  SUNNYDALE ROOF LEAKS AND STRUCTURAL REPAIRS Solicitation : 18-050-IFB-0014-1 The Housing Authority of the city and county of San Francisco will...

Does Martin v. Boise mean no more evictions of homeless people?

On Sept. 4, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that cities may not punish homeless people for sleeping outside in public spaces if they do not have access to shelter elsewhere. The case – Martin v. City of Boise – started way back in 2009, when six current and formerly homeless residents of Boise, Idaho, sued the city for giving citations to people who were sleeping outside. The lawsuit rested on the notion that these citations violated the Eighth Amendment rights of Boise’s homeless residents, amounting to cruel and unusual punishment.

What politicians, the Navy and the EPA don’t want you to know: Treasure Island...

As a shockwave of disclosures expands the Hunters Point scandal, more startling historical and scientific facts were revealed by Daniel Hirsch, former University of California Santa Cruz Program on Environmental and Nuclear Policy director on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. A clutch of powerful federal, state and local politicians has been involved for decades in the remediation and redevelopment of Superfund sites Hunters Point and Treasure Island.