Tag Archives: San Francisco

Golden State Warriors president & COO Rick Welts, from left, poses for photos with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, owner & CEO Joe Lacob, co-owner Peter Guber, Chase consumer banking CEO Thasunda Duckett, head coach Steve Kerr and forward Kevin Durant during a ground breaking ceremony for the Chase Center in San Francisco, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Golden State Warriors Break Ground in San Francisco

    A day after Golden State Warriors blew out the defending NBA Champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Golden State Warriors broke ground on its new arena and practice facility in San Francisco’s Mission Bay [...]
Decenas de defensores de los derechos de los inmigrantes entregaron personalmente cartas a los Supervisores de SF y al Alcalde Ed Lee, pidiendo que aprobaran la propuesta de la comunidad para un fondo de defensa legal.

Oakland y San Francisco toman los primeros pasos para financiar la red de defensa de inmigración Defensores dicen que aún se necesita más financiamiento para proteger a los residentes indocumentados del área

Mientras que los condados de Alameda y San Francisco están buscando asignar fondos para un fondo de defensa legal de inmigración, los grupos locales de derechos de inmigrantes están diciendo que es un buen comienzo, [...]
Dozens of immigrant rights advocates personally delivered letters to SF Supervisors and Mayor Ed Lee, asking that they approve the community's proposal for a legal defense fund.

Oakland, SF Take First Steps to Fund Immigration Defense Network Advocates say more funding is still needed to protect the area’s undocumented residents

While Alameda and San Francisco counties are seeking to allocate funds for an immigration legal defense fund, local immigrant rights groups are saying it’s a good start but not yet enough to handle the level [...]
Yanci López habla en la manifestación del martes frente a la Municipalidad de San Francisco. Ella está flanqueada por sus dos hijos y su abogado, Luis Ángel, la conforta mientras habla de su marido detenido. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Grupos de Derechos de los Inmigrantes presionan al alcalde de SF para que acepte el Fondo de Defensa Legal El alcalde Lee presenta su propia propuesta sin financiamiento para la oficina del Defensor Público

Grupos de derechos de los inmigrantes, junto con la oficina del Defensor Público de San Francisco y varios supervisores de la ciudad, anunciaron una propuesta la semana pasada para asignar $5 millones para contratar a [...]
Yanci Lopez speaks at Tuesday's rally in front of SF City Hall. She is flanked by her two children and her attorney, Luis Angel, comforts her as she talks about her detained husband. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Immigrant Rights Groups Pressure SF Mayor to Accept Legal Defense Fund Mayor Lee introducing his own proposal with no funding for Public Defender’s office

Immigrant rights groups, alongside the San Francisco Public Defender’s office and several city Supervisors, announced a proposal last week to allocate $5 million to hire 23 new immigration attorneys in preparation of Donald Trump’s presidency. [...]
Gwen Woods speaking at a Tuesday night meeting held by the Wealth and Disparities in the Black Community meeting seeking an investigation in her son’s death at the hands of  S.F.P.D.  in December 2015. Photo by Tobaji Stewart.

San Francisco District Attorney Introduces Special Team to Investigate Department Shootings of Civilians

  A few days after the anniversary of Mario Woods’ shooting death by the San Francisco police, District Attorney George Gascon came to a community meeting bringing what he thought was good news: a fully [...]