Motel 6 in Pittsburg won’t be booking rooms for weary tourists but lights in the 174-room facilities will be left on as a safe haven for homeless people in the area. The motel at 2101 Loveridge Road has been used during the pandemic as a site to shelter people who
BY JACKSON CURTIN Nicole Bulanchuk, Founder and Executive Director of Operations at Believe New York, is your average Brooklynite. She’s a native New Yorker, a Columbia Grad student, and she wants to help this city. Having volunteered and been employed by a number of nonprofits in NYC, she saw that
By Ian Firstenberg A consultant affiliated with Scott Wiener’s campaign helped prop up an advocacy group claiming to support San Francisco renters. “San Francisco Renters Alliance” sent out a standard questionnaire last week to San Francisco residents asking for personal and other routine political organization information. The small print at
Now that everyone is working from home in the tech industry, massively expensive office space in one of the most expensive cities in the world, has officially become a liability. When companies like Pinterest are willing to pay $9o million dollars to get out of their lease in San Francisco,
On Monday, a group of about 30 people living in tents and RVs were given 72-hour notice to vacate the North Oakland neighborhood near 38th Street and Manila Avenue. Several people who currently live there were originally swept out from Mosswood Park in February. The United Front Against Displacement organization
GUEST POST BY WESLEY WELLS We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Full minutes available right here. Video and transcript available right
GUEST POST BY WESLEY WELLS We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020. Full minutes available right here. Video and transcript available right here.
California D-11 State Senate candidate Jackie Fielder, like her incumbent opponent State Senator Scott Wiener, is out and proud. But there the similarities between the two candidates end. Fielder, at age 25, is half her opponent’s age. She also lays claim to an ethnic heritage combining President Racist-In-Chief’s twin bete