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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.

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.

Shipyard cleanup funding insufficient to do the job

Efforts to “dirty transfer” uncleaned shipyard parcels as proposed in the conceptual plan and the June 2008 ballot measure represent a direct violation of a city ordinance.

POCC speaks before the United Nations: an update wit’ POCC Chairman Fred Hampton Jr.

This is terrorism. (We should) not wait for some white left producer to later come out with some movie when it is safe to say, “OK, this is wrong."

The sinking Titanic

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

Too poor to parent?

In 2004, Black children were twice as likely to enter foster care as white children. Even among other groups of color, Black mothers are more likely to lose their children to the state than Hispanics or Asians.

Towards African-American unity and a Black united front

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

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.

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.

Biggest land grab since Manhattan

Lennar intends to grab it all for nothing and take every perk the City and the feds can offer to boot.

Prop F answers SF’s top housing issue: Affordability

Lennar and their fleet of consultants are calling the Bayview Affordable Housing Initiative a “poison pill.” The irony here shouldn’t be lost on anyone.

The techno-lynching of Sen. Barack Obama

Even Stevie Wonder can see that the media is carrying out a nasty techno-lynching of U.S. Sen. Barack Obama based on the comments of his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright.

Assembly Speaker Karen Bass: Our society will be judged on the way it cares...

People are scared about the future in a state that should be all about hope for the future. We represent California – the eighth largest economy on the planet.

Has Lennar gobbled up the Department of Public Health?

I found out that Lennar pays for the studies conducted by the SFDPH. Dr. Bhatia told me that there is nothing wrong with the air or the dust and that people couldn’t possibly be experiencing health care problems.

A failure of leadership

After more than 15 years of “cleanup,” the Shipyard is still a toxic mess – and now Lennar is moving forward to build residential housing on the site.

Support and defend the MOVE 9!

A rally to mark the anniversary of the brutal 1985 bombing of the MOVE Organization will be held Saturday, May 10, 12-3 p.m., at 11th and Market in Philadelphia.

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

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

SF School Board calls on City to halt Hunters Point development

The resolution does not compel any action but calls upon the city to halt construction, order health assessments and communicate these reports to the district and the public.

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.

Bayview Community Demands Construction Shutdown at the Hunters Point Shipyard

ATSDR determined the Parcel E industrial landfill, the Parcel E Bay Fill areas and on-site soil at the Shipyard to be completed exposure pathways in the 1995 study and identified toxic metals and other compounds to be sources of contamination.

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.