Tag Archives: homeless

School Principals Push Back Against Blight

By NOAH BUHAYAR On a recent morning, Peter Avila was checking out the exterior of Marshall Elementary, on the corner of Capp and 15th Streets, when he came to a newly installed gate. He took off his belt and dangled it through the space between the bars. Then, reaching with his free hand, he grabbed the loose end of the...

Tacchini To Residents: Ask for More Police and Use Bleach

By HÉLÈNE GOUPIL Twenty frustrated residents and District 9 candidate Eric Storey filled My Corner Cafe on 26th Street and South Van Ness on Thursday to hear Captain Stephen Tacchini and two beat officers answer questions regarding crime, issues with day laborers, and homelessness. “I know everyone is concerned,” Tacchini said. “We’ve had two homicides this week and we had...

Free Haircuts on Tuesdays

Womack Salon Academy owner Ella Gilmore mixes business with community service. By ANNA BLOOM