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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.

BVHP fights dirty transfer, development of HP Shipyard

“There’s asbestos everywhere on the base …” – Wayne Lee, inspector, Bay Area Air Quality Management District

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.

‘Banished,’ the Bay View fundraiser

We have all heard the tales about how racist Amerikkka is, but it is nothing like seeing it in interviews with the white beneficiaries.

SF Public Utilities Commission cancels power plant contract

The City should no longer consider “an investment of this size” in fossil fuel-burning power.

Environmental organizations and residents warn against consequences of Lennar’s ‘Prop Greed’

“People need to know about Proposition G’s environmental consequences. This is a ploy to pave parks for profits.”

My dear father, Mumia Abu-Jamal, needs to be exonerated NOW!

HE DID NOT DO THIS CRIME. ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY! FREE MUMIA NOW!

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.

California Hotel tenants fight for their human right to housing

“The California Hotel is just the first building,” said Robbie Clark, an organizer with Just Cause Oakland, who led the chants and rallying cry with tenants and supporters Monday. “There will more than likely be others. We have to come together as a community and prevent the displacement of residents.”

Sean Bell’s second slaying

That they were Black men – even unarmed Black men – was deemed sufficient to unload on them, because in America their color was crime enough.

Up and coming: an interview wit’ the rap group Hairdoo

We make soul music coming directly from the spirit. We combine styles of the diaspora and hit it with the Juju stick, to make it hit.

Stop Shipyard land grab

Residents of Bayview Hunters Point, as victims of some of the most deadly military base pollution in the country, demand instead that the community control development of the Shipyard, once it is completely cleaned up by the Navy.

Prop G’s false promises

Newsom and his political allies are backing the Proposition G transfer of City property to a private developer in what is likely the worst public-private partnership the Newsom administration has dreamed up.

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.

Revolutionary Black psychologist honored for changing education and society

“Joseph White has made a fundamental shift in how ethnic minorities are viewed, understood and treated in American psychology.”

Lennar asks feds for help

With San Francisco having climbed deeper into bed with Lennar thanks to Prop. G's passage, the bad news coming from Wall Street and beyond can't exactly be music to Mayor Gavin Newsom's ears.

US Navy aims its big guns at Latin America

While Washington assures that its sole interest in the region is combating “new threats” – terrorism, drug trafficking and the Maras gangs of Central America – Latin American people often see it as the pursuit of “imperialist” interests dictated by energy needs.

Up and coming: an interview wit’ the rap group Hairdoo

We make soul music coming directly from the spirit. We combine styles of the diaspora and hit it with the Juju stick, to make it hit.

Did CDC conceal toxic dust threat in Hunters Point as it did in Ohio?

Short term exposures to particles can, within hours or days, aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute bronchitis and increase susceptibility to respiratory infections.

Will Lennar’s lies decimate Bayview Hunters Point?

Due to the toxicity of the land, Lennar is able to acquire land in poor areas, such as the Bayview, for next to nothing. Lennar then develops the area, building market value homes that current residents cannot afford, driving them out of their neighborhood.

It is our collective duty to make freedom a reality

“When you have a trigger happy president, a trigger happy vice president, a trigger happy office of homeland security, you are bound to have an increase of trigger happy police and many of our young people are bound to end up dead or imprisoned.“