Saturday, January 22, 2022
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Fair warning: Part II

This segment of the saga on Treasure Island highlights a ‘walk past Arsenic Park’ through the Navy’s toxic dump.

City abandons 60 houseless people in Bayview RV lot: ‘Everything we own is soaking...

We have been abandoned here with no way to warm ourselves, our vehicles, or to dry out our clothing or bedding. Everything we own is soaking wet and we are dying from exposure.

Police unions block 60 percent of cases involving officers killing Blacks from being reported

Police union power sustains, protects, supports and covers for the Genocide of Black People.

SFSU students speak up following threat of campus violence

Community Journalist Sierra Bourne interviewed SFSU students following a threat of armed violence on campus on the evening of Sept. 28, 2021.

Burned to death on the streets of San Francisco

The intentional burning death of a sleeping homeless community member begs the question: Who are we?

LWOP is a death sentence: Give Stanley Bernard Davis a chance for parole!

California still has the death penalty in place, renamed to make the act of State Murder more comfortable for the citizenry.

God bless you for helping Sam!

Sam Johnson is fighting for his young life and with hope laced with anguish, friends are asking for prayers and community offerings to help Sam’s family and save this precious human life.

San Francisco DA Boudin announces groundbreaking civil prosecution against ghost gun manufacturers and retailers

SF DA Chesa Boudin with Keker Van Nest & Peters, LLP and Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence puts a bite in the death-for-profit ghost gun industry.

Turning off the gas

Barry Hermanson shares how we could stop poisoning ourselves, our children and the Planet, save lives and pay PG&E less by just turning off the gas.

Winners and winners: Big takeaways from new rent law benefitting landlords and tenants

Signed into law by Gov. Newsom, AB 832 updates California’s eviction moratorium rules, extends it and brings over $5 billion in federal relief to renters and landlords alike, with 15.79 percent identified as Black or African American.

SFUSD lost touch with 8,800 students during the pandemic

Harmfully affecting the education and well-being of students of color and many others over the past school year, COVID-19 has revealed the San Francisco Unified School District’s critical failures during the pandemic.

Prisoner advocates across the country call on DOJ nominee Kristen Clarke to address urgent...

Feb. 1, National Freedom Day, commemorates both the passage of the 13th Amendment and the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which declares that “recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,” including incarcerated human beings.

Sydney Brown inauguration coverage Jan. 20, 2021

Reporter Sydney Brown at the Capital sits down in President Biden's favorite restaurant on Inauguration Day with Rep. Jim Costa of Fresno, Calif., to discuss the terrifying Jan. 6 attack on Congress and the inauguration.

On MLK Day, Black San Franciscans demand new measures to hold the City accountable

In regard to racism, Black San Franciscans are worse off than ever before. Only by achieving goals that improve the lives of Black San Franciscans will there be anything to celebrate regarding racial equity in San Francisco.

Civic engagement of Texas college students obstructed: We must rock the vote in 2020!

The growing interest of 18-30-year-olds in the voting and legislative process has scared the Republicans in Texas. Scared them to the point of creating laws such as HB 1888 that block access to the voting box!

Moms4Housing stand and resist for thousands of us houseless mamaz – Join them at...

The moms have declared they are staying and are putting a massive call out to everyone to join them tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 13, at 6:30 a.m., at “MomsHouse,” 2928 Magnolia St., West Oakland, to keep a roof over their children’s heads. Homelessness is cold, terrifying, painful … and violent!

We must collectively champion the restorative justice policies of Chesa Boudin

The election of Chesa Boudin serves as a paradigm shift in what we have become accustomed to as criminal justice in Amerika. He is intimately familiar with the deleterious effect and collateral damage that lengthy prison sentences can have on the moral fabric of a family.

Foul murder of another nation’s hero, an American disgrace

When the U.S. murders a military strategist more successful than their own grotesquely over-armed losers, Pentagon apologists pretend that he (and not they) is the bloodthirsty killer spreading chaos throughout the Middle East.

The gang injunctions are over; community shifts its sights toward the SFPD gang database

As San Franciscans rang in the new year, the civil gang injunctions plaguing the Mission, Bayview Hunters Point, Visitation Valley and the Fillmore-Western Addition for more than a decade finally came to an end.

Christmas dispatches from Bethlehem

“Other people around the world are allowed to travel to Bethlehem. We think Gaza’s Christians should have that right, too,” said Wadie Abu Nassar, an adviser to local church leaders.
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