Tag Archives: Cesar Chavez Street

Chronically ill senior faces eviction from SF apartment of 52 years

A 77-year-old chronically ill woman living at 3309 Cesar Chavez Street is being evicted from the apartment she has lived in since 1969. While the tenant oscillates between the hospital and her apartment, lawyers argue over technicalities in a case that could leave her living on her daughter’s couch. The tenant, Ana Hernandez, suffers from a multiple respiratory conditions and...

Group of Bikers Attack Driver on Highway, Four Arrests in SF Mission

SF Gate reports that a group of dirt bikers vandalized a car and assaulted its driver on the 101 Highway on Wednesday afternoon. The victim suffered a broken leg from the attack, which occurred at 6 p.m. at the Cesar Chavez Street exit and was caught on video by several witnesses. It is unclear what provoked the incident, but the victim, seen...

Revamped Day Laborer Center Increases Support to Immigrant Workers

Some 40 people gathered on a sliver of sidewalk outside of the Immigrant Worker Power Center at 3358 Cesar Chavez St.  to celebrate the center’s reopening following heavy renovations Thursday morning. The center has served as a hub for organizing work in the workers and immigrant rights movements and as a vocational training facility, and houses the 25-year-old collective of immigrant workers known...

Six Story Housing Project Coming to Cesar Chavez

A planned market-rate housing development coming to Cesar Chavez Street faced concerns from neighbors that the 65-foot building would block sunlight and impede privacy. “It’s the tallest thing around,” said Kim Basset, a neighbor who lives across from the development at 3314 Cesar Chavez St. near South Van Ness Avenue. Not true, said Drake Gardner, the project sponsor. Gardner pointed...

High Rents Keep SF Homeless on the Street, Various Ties Keep Them Here

Many people living on the streets know that the only exit from homelessness is finding a home. But in a city with exorbitant rents, that becomes trickier than simply getting a job and submitting an application. Some already work, and others are on a fixed income. And leaving altogether often isn’t a viable alternative. Catherine Mary Kelliher is living under...

SFMTA Aprueba Cambios a la Calle Bryant

El viernes pasado durante una reunión realizada en el Ayuntamiento se aprobó un proyecto para arreglar y solventar el tránsito en la calle Bryant. La División de Calles Sostenibles de la Oficina de Transporte Municipal de San Francisco dio luz verde a la construcción propuesta de dos camellones diseñados, nuevos lugares para estacionamiento paralelo y la eliminación de un carril...

The Beginning of a Cold Wet Weekend?

Last night was cold and wet, and it looks like unfortunately for the numerous shows, sales and block parties scheduled for this weekend, things are expected to stay that way. A hot mug of Four Barrel coffee and a nice grilled reindeer steak might help keep you warm, fortunately both are now available at Bi-Rite. Mmm…venison. (Hat tip to Kat...