The the folks at the Democratic Socialists of America and the Coalition on Homelessness have teamed up for a really incredible new measure that will “house over 4,000 families, youth, and adults; provide intensive mental health and substance abuse services; prevent 7,000 households from homelessness through legal assistance and housing
Before studying public health, I worked for Planned Parenthood for six years. Six of the best years of my life. And I’ll share something I learned in those six years: You know who has abortions?
Tomorrow (Saturday) 6/30 there will be a nationwide march against the cruel and inhumane ways that the Tr*mp administration is treating immigrants. Details about the SF march are below and you can find info about marches in your town right here. Immigrant rights are human rights, and human rights are
Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore Oakland than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing, you get 28 beers at 28 bars for $35. It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. How does the Oakland Beer Passport work? I’m glad
It’s a ‘Cheap Weed Weekend,’ as fire sale prices are in effect at California dispensaries before new state cannabis regulations kick in July 1. Certain cannabis stock will no longer be legal for these dispensaries to sell, and the state says, “Cannabis goods that do not meet all statutory and
Eviction is an extremely difficult and complex undertaking in the 7×7 square miles of San Francisco. But what do you do when you are just a master tenant and have a subtenant or squatting guest from hell? With approximately 73% of San Franciscans living in rent control units according to
For the second year in a row, the San Francisco Chronicle’s Heather Knight kicked off the SF Homeless Project with a splashy front-page article in which the voices of homeless people are nearly absent. Last year’s lead article used innovative data-driven reporting to illustrate how annoying homeless people are (but
This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the San Francisco Examiner. “Pride reminds me of the America I want to live in,” I said to whomever was next to me. I was standing near Fourth and Market, a few vodka Red Bulls in, and watching as the beautiful,