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Archives 1976-2008

Archives 1976-2008

The Bay View Archives is a project founded in 2019 to publish stories and journalism from 2008-1976. This venture is funded by a grant from the San Francisco Foundation.

Let’s talk dollars and sense

Now it is time to learn a little something about “stacking,” “flipping” and “buying assets.”

Our Prop F is winning! And it’s ahead of Lennar’s Prop G!

San Francisco was built lot by lot by local builders with local workers – some with experience, some in training. That’s how we’ll renovate our solid existing homes and commercial buildings in Bayview Hunters Point and build new ones.

Dirty development vs. environmental protection

Under the dirty development policies advanced by the Newsom administration, Parcel D can be surreptitiously transferred to the City and County of San Francisco for industrial development next year and housing built on radiation-contaminated soils.

‘Master Developer’ is plantation mentality

We won’t stir up toxic dust as Lennar has that measurably poisons our children. We know the Shipyard is still not fit for human habitation. We’re not stupid.

Everyone talks about affordable housing; Prop F makes it the law

With passage of Prop F, 50 PERCENT OF NEW HOUSING BUILT AT CANDLESTICK POINT MUST BE AFFORDABLE – BY LAW.

Children’s Defense Fund calls Schwarzenegger’s revised budget shameful

In a state with the eighth largest economy in the world, it is a moral outrage that cuts to foster care, health coverage, cash assistance for children and food programs are even being considered.

Enough Is Enough Rally For Self-Determination Monday 11 a.m. at City Hall

All that it takes to be branded an urban terrorist evidently is to be a "troublemaker": complaining when sewage backs up into your sink or asserting your rights or defending your community in any way.

The sinking Titanic

Like a colossal ship navigating through the uncharted ocean of financial uncertainty, the Miami homebuilder Lennar Corp. is a “sinking Titanic.”

Lennar and San Francisco: a study in corruption and liability

The proposed dirty transfer of property from the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Priorities List would hasten development of the toxic property by removing federal, state and local government regulatory oversight.

The legal lynching of Black youth

I was devastated at how cold and heartless the judicial system can be when it comes to our Black babies.

Towards African-American unity and a Black united front

“Dr. King wants the same thing I want: freedom.” – Malcolm X

Poisoned by Redevelopment

“Last week a reading was over 21,000 particulates; 16,000 is an acceptable amount of dust you can breathe.”

Lennar built homes on land littered with live bombs

Now that we know how that negligence has endangered an upscale white neighborhood in Florida, will anyone in Hunters Point stand up in Lennar’s defense?

32 Cali groups ask Federal Reserve to do more to prevent foreclosures

As the foreclosure crisis worsens, the Federal Reserve Board (the Fed) is proposing rules to restrict abusive mortgage lending practices. While this is a good step, 32 California groups assert that not enough is being done to help working families and their neighborhoods, encouraging stronger rules to protect families from being sold loans they cannot afford.

Life after graduation

Because I have someone in my life who cares, I now have a future filled with possibilities and I look forward to what the future holds for me after graduation.

All of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard must be cleaned to residential standards

The United States Navy has spent over $600 million trying to clean up the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. Most of the money was wasted - more then $300 million by International Technologies - with little supervision by the United States Navy Base Closure Team in past years.

‘Banished’: How West Oakland and Hunters Point are fighting that fate

He stressed the need for people to buy property collectively and develop plans that would work as safety nets when people can’t afford to pay their mortgages.

A mind is a terrible thing to waste!

"Prior plans called for 70 percent of the units to be rentals and 30 percent condominiums to be sold. Now the first phase of construction will feature all condominiums."

Federal court shuts down major Hunters Point Shipyard polluter

“The Navy allowed its last tenant, the Triple A Shipyard, to willfully pollute Dry Dock 4 and the Hunters Point Shipyard for 10 years.”

Community calls for removal of radioactive, toxic waste from Shipyard Parcel E-2

Nevertheless, recent news articles have discussed plans to speed up the pace of the cleanup and possible use of the Shipyard to house a new 49ers stadium.