homelessness

21 Jan 2020

The Moms 4 Housing Victory Shows How Communities Can Fight Back — And Win

The news broke Monday morning four mothers who occupied a vacant West Oakland house scored a huge victory in the ultimate fight between greed and good. The grassroots activist group Moms 4 Housing won an agreement from house-flipping developer Wedgewood Properties, and the house they’ve been occupying for two months

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17 Jan 2020

California’s $220 Billion Budget is Doing What Trump Refuses to Do

As recently as 2009, California was virtually broke. Facing a $24 billion deficit on a budget of approximately $100 million, the state furloughed employees, paid I.O.U.’s instead of tax refunds, and used every type of financial chicanery to move stuff around. At one point, the deficit was feared to be

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06 Jan 2020

Friends Distribute 50 Care Packages to Homeless People Over the Holidays

On December 29th, 2019, Levi Beckett initiated Project You Matter, a GoFundMe project to spread some kindness and holiday cheer in the Bay Area.

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30 Dec 2019

The New York Times Is Trolling SF and California Again and it’s Garbage

The New York Times positively lives to troll San Francisco. Sometimes, it’s a prurient examination of the lives of people who rummage through trash for a living, as if that yields valuable insights about us. Other times, it’s about how dirty streets are apparently unique to this city. Still other times,

Peter Lawrence Kane 0
21 Oct 2019

You Can’t Have Social Justice Without Economic Justice

I can’t stop thinking about how multi millionaires and billionaires, who tout themselves as liberals, tried so hard to defeat a tax that would benefit the most destitute of our community, while costing them what is practically a rounding error.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
01 Aug 2019

We wanna send you plus one to Toast & Taste 2019!

Toast & Taste will feature food from San Francisco’s finest dining venues, as well as beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. There will be fun games and a silent auction with more than 150 incredible restaurant gift certificates, items, and experiences. San Francisco Private Dining Venues (SFPDV.com) will donate 100% of the

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10 Jul 2019

San Francisco Buries the Real Data on Homelessness

There’s a big difference between 17 percent and 30 percent. That difference can have a detrimental impact when it represents human beings. For the first time in years, the latest point-in-time count of San Francisco’s homeless population neglects to include a large portion of people who depend on vital resources.

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19 Jun 2019

This San Francisco Man is Renting Out His Tent to Tourists

This guy is trying to make extra money by renting out the tent he lives in on SleepAround. And it seems to be working!

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