In a late Friday afternoon announcement, the Department of Public Health affirmed it has “paused changes” at the city’s Behavioral Health Center on the General Hospital campus, where it was […]
Political brawl between mayor’s ‘UrgentCareSF’ ballot measure and Supervisors Hillary Ronen and Matt Haney’s ‘Mental Health SF’ ballot measure looms First and foremost, let’s start with the people. Today was […]
Barring unforeseen lunacy, Tuesday’s Health Commission meeting will feature a discussion of the strange and terrible saga of this city’s Behavioral Health Center. On prior occasions, this subject has been […]
Potrero Avenue at 21st Street, where Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital’s Behavioral Health Center stands today, was once the site of a Magdalen Asylum run by the Sisters of Mercy. […]
Licensing body confirms SFGH housing facilities for the mentally ill — with 45 beds left empty and no new patients for months— are not on ‘probation’ and ‘can add or […]
The 55-bed Adult Residential Facility — which had been willfully kept largely empty for months, prior to the mayor and Department of Public Health in August sparking a firestorm by […]
Lorraine, who is 80, was apparently given two choices: Leave the Bernal Heights board-and-care facility for the elderly with the suspended license and head to one 155 miles away in […]
“That’s my husband there,” says Dellie Punla, with a subtle nod of her head. Eyes turn toward the door, but no man materializes. “Fifty-seven years married!” Punla continues. “That is […]
A 21-room board-and-care facility housed in a gargantuan Victorian home on South Van Ness Avenue is stated to close its doors Nov. 30, leaving more than a dozen chronically mentally […]
Another troubling development at the city’s Behavioral Health Center Under oath, a Department of Public Health official stated that a mental patient was allowed to cursorily skip 10 places on […]
Robert Wang wears his hair long down his back, in a ponytail, like an obsidian waterfall. He is 54, well built and straight-backed, with a profile like Aslan, the lion. […]
Doing away with housing to increase Navigation Center shelter capacity is a move bordering on self-parody.
The 75-year-old woman found dead at San Francisco General Hospital had been missing for ten days before an engineer found her in a stairwell of a power plant building, hospital […]
Mission Community Meeting Hillary Ronen, District 9 Supervisor Wednesday May 11, 2022 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM Topic of discussion: Homelessness and Street Conditions In Person: Mision Cultural Center for […]
Mayor London Breed says she has doubled down to improve conditions in the Tenderloin, but the city continues to withhold some $3 million allocated in 2021 to implement a new team of workers to respond to homelessness.