Hundreds of demonstrators on Monday morning took to the streets of the Mission District and demanded an end to the federal government’s ongoing treatment of immigrants and asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border.Read More
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SF Health Department chose to deny services to the mentally ill. This was a management decision. Fixing it can be, too.
Lorraine, who is 80, was apparently given two choices: Leave the Bernal Heights board-and-care...Read More
Neighborhood notes: La Raza Centro Legal and EHS Pilates win legacy business status, Adobe Books turns 30, and more
Two longtime Mission businesses were awarded legacy business status on Monday. Adobe Books celebrates its 30th birthday. And more good news!Read More
Members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday condemned the Department of Public Health’s decision to repurpose 41 permanent mental health beds at San Francisco General Hospital into temporary beds for the city’s mentally ill homeless population.Read More
SF officials willfully kept 45 beds to house mentally ill empty — but falsely told staff it was because they were ‘on probation’
Licensing body confirms SFGH housing facilities for the mentally ill — with 45 beds left empty and...Read More
Aug 31, 2019
As we celebrate Equality California’s 20th anniversary this year, we’re grateful for the...Read More
‘Vertical treatment’ program, in which SFGH psych patients were restricted from lying down, is scrapped
Management’s goal in instituting vertical treatment, in Brizzolara’s view, was clear: “Get the ‘riff-raff’ out.” This, she felt, was done with a heavy hand. “The solution to that was, instead of advocating for a place these people could go, a detox center, a place to crash when you’ve done meth for five nights straight, they came up with a policy where people were not allowed to sleep. The vast majority of them were homeless. Homeless people are always sleep deprived.”Read More
Fiasco: Behind the mayor and Department of Public Health’s alarming decision to repurpose permanent housing into temporary shelter
Doing away with housing to increase Navigation Center shelter capacity is a move bordering on self-parody.Read More
Co-living rental platform HubHaus wanted its users to form a community. And they did — after being evicted.
For $1,590 a month, all Anna Chase wanted was a room in a shared San Francisco home with six other...Read More
Mayor’s teacher housing charter amendment crashed and burned today. But, perhaps, that was the point.
Moments ago, a panel of supervisors scuttled a teacher housing charter amendment put forward by...Read More
Jul 11, 2019
?Meet Chesa Boudin, SF District Attorney Candidate! ? Chesa is a public defender running for San...Read More
Mission seniors complain rent requirements for new affordable developments leave them out in the cold
Dignity and respect were the main themes that emerged Sunday afternoon during a standing-room-only...Read More