African Americans in the city of San Francisco are almost at twice the number of stroke-related deaths, compared to other races and ethnicities. Charles Burns, 56, almost found out about this the hard [...]
By Lynda Carson In a celebration of the privatization of our public housing, which threatens the poor, elderly and disabled with displacement from their housing, on Oct. 14, Mayor Ed Lee was joined by [...]
Eviction Protections 2.0 is now law in San Francisco, after Mayor Ed Lee decided against a veto of the legislation last Friday. After getting news of a possible veto, hundreds of supporters of the [...]
Francisco Herrera, a resident of San Francisco for almost 30 years who has worked with families from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds throughout the city as community educator and musician, has announced his candidacy for [...]
On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a new tenant protections legislation, dubbed as “Eviction Protections 2.0,” considered “one of the most significant and comprehensive set of tenant protections [...]
Mayor Ed Lee unveiled a blueprint to provide more than 10,000 permanent affordable homes to San Francisco families and residents by 2020, which requires the introduction of five pieces of affordable housing legislation through [...]
San Quentin State Prison is taking emergency medical steps after six inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, a severe and sometimes deadly form of pneumonia, while dozens more are under observation.
Veteran R&B singer-songwriter Sugar Pie DeSanto wowed the crowd at the Poretta Soul Festival in Italy last month with renditions of her 1960s hits, “I Want to Know” and “Skip-In Mules” among other songs.
John Robinson is sitting at his desk, talking on the phone. He is a serious, no frills guy. As CEO of Inter-State Security in Bay View Hunters Point, he oversees a company with [...]